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!
Did You Know?
The casting of the leading role was narrowed down to two candidates: David Kory
, who got the part, and Damon Lanza, the son of actor-singer Mario Lanza
. See more
[Dondi is praying
I wish you make them let me stay in America, Mr. Big-Buddy, please.
Dondi's talking to the most influential friend of all!
Music by Mort Garson
Lyrics by Earl Shuman
Sung by Patti Page See more