Six American GIs stationed in Italy befriend an orphaned boy, but the soldiers remain unaware that the lad has stowed away with them when they return to the U.S. The six go their separate ways, leaving the tyke aloin in the big city. Now, New York becomes one big adventure for a little Italian boy named Dondi.
The Kid Who Captured an Army!
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There was talk of a sequel, to be titled 'Dondi Goes Native in Brooklyn,' and a television series, but neither materialized. See more
The kid needs a mother. Every kid needs a mother. Somebody to take his troubles to, or somebody to hear his prayers.
Well, he could always bring his troubles to me. I'd be glad to hear his prayers. I like prayers.
You can't be no mother, Peewee. Mothers is female!
Music by Mort Garson
Lyrics by Earl Shuman
Sung by Patti Page See more