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Orphans of the Street (1938)

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Orphaned Tommy Ryan is informed that the money from his father's estate has run out, and he will have to leave the Holbrook Military Academy. Bunting, the dour superintendent,forces Tommy ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Ryan ...
Tommy Ryan
Robert Livingston ...
Bob Clayton
June Storey ...
Lorna Ramsey
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Martin Sands
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Doc Will Ramsey
James Burke ...
Police Officer Lou Manning
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Parker
Victor Kilian ...
Dave Farmer
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
William Grant
Herbert Rawlinson ...
Adams
Robert Gleckler ...
Hughes
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Eli Thadius Bunting
Reed Hadley ...
Miller
Donald Douglas ...
Colonel Daniels (as Don Douglas)
Paul Everton ...
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Orphaned Tommy Ryan is informed that the money from his father's estate has run out, and he will have to leave the Holbrook Military Academy. Bunting, the dour superintendent,forces Tommy to leave his dog, Skippy, behind. But Skippt breaks away and catches up with Tommy. Tommy reads a newspaper story of a dog-show to be held in High Hills with a prize of $15,000. Reporter Bob Clayton, who is to cover the show for the New York Chronicle, picks up Tommy and Skippy and brings them to High Hills. In High Hills, Skippy darts across the street after a Chihuahua dog. Tommy runs after him and is knocked down by a station wagon driven by Dave Farmer and Skippy leaps at Farmer. Doc Ramsey, a vet, quiets Skippy and takes Tommy to his offices, while Bob and Lorna, Ramsey's daughter,follow. Policeman Manning appears investigating Farmer's complaint that Skippy is a killer-dog, but Ramsey assumes responsibility for the dog's good behavior. At the show, Tommy overhears Farmer being fired because ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A BOY AND HIS DOG AGAINST THE WORLD (original six-sheet poster - all caps) See more »


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5 December 1938 (USA)  »

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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Yo-Ho-Ho
Music by William Lava (as Bill Lava)
Lyrics by Eddie Cherkose
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