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Dinky (1935)

Approved | | Drama | 11 May 1935 (USA)
Mrs. Daniels has been framed on a fraud charge and sent to prison. By bundling her son, Dinky, off to military school, she is able to keep her shame a secret from him. Upon learning the ... See full summary »

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Mrs. Martha Daniels
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Tom Marsden
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Tony Karamazo, the junkman
Betty Jean Hainey ...
Mary (as Betty Jane Hainey)
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Colonel Barnes
Jimmy Butler ...
Cadet Lane
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Jojo
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Sally
Sidney Miller ...
Sammy
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Jackie Shaw
Frankie Genardi ...
Mike Bethaldi, the Italian orphan (as Frank Gernardi)
Clay Clement ...
Gerald Standish
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District Attorney
Florence Fair ...
Mrs. Shaw
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Mrs. Daniels has been framed on a fraud charge and sent to prison. By bundling her son, Dinky, off to military school, she is able to keep her shame a secret from him. Upon learning the truth, our young hero voluntarily pulls out of the school and takes up residence in an orphanage. But now it's his turn to hide the truth from his mother, by pretending via correspondence that he's still a cadet in good standing. Written by Anonymous

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Connections

Edited into The Our Gang Story (1994) See more »

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So Close to the Forest
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Music by Lawrence Reginald
Played when Martha, Tom and Dinky are at the restaurant
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This was a funny and Heartwarming tale.
15 September 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought the acting was pretty good. Especially since it was mostly kids who were acting. I found them both believable and enthralling to watch. The football game between the orphanage and the academy was the highlight of the movie. The junk dealer was especially entertaining. I found this movie humorous and heartwarming. I hadn't seen any Jackie Cooper films, (other than Superman) before this one and I was impressed by his talent. He couldn't have been more than about 12-14 but his presence on the 'silver screen' was dominate nonetheless. He was a very likable character as Dinky Daniels and I look forward to watching some of his other earlier films in the future.


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