Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop 1. Becoming more and more involved with the scout troop, he finds his plans to become a lawyer being put on the back burner, until he realizes that his life has been fulfilled helping the youth of the small town. Written by
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Did You Know?
This was Kurt Russell's first Disney movie. See more
When Lem is selling Hetty notions in the store, he shows her patterns for dresses. The patterns are styles from the 1950's/1960's. The time period for the movie is the early 1930's. See more
You're just doing your boy scout duty! Well, I don't need that kinda stuff! I can earn my own living! I don't need you. I don't need anybody!
Written by Mildred J. Hill
and Patty S. Hill
Sung by Vera Miles
and played on saxophone by Fred MacMurray See more