A wealthy banker is a strict disciplinarian with his nine-year-old son Bill. Finally the day comes when neither Bill nor his mother can put up any more with the father's relentlessness and heavy-handed treatment; she leaves and takes Bill with her. The father must decide what's more important--maintaining his iron discipline over his family, or his family itself. Written by
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Dear Little Boy of Mine
, lyric by J. Keirn Brennan, music by Ernest R. Ball, c. 1918
'Introduced in J. K. McDonald's Motion Picture Version of Booth Tarkington's Story "Boy O' Mine" featuring Ben Alexander, A First National Attraction' See more