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Leave 'em Laughing (1981)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  29 April 1981 (USA)
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Mickey Rooney plays real-life clown Jack Thum. Thum and his wife cared for dozens of unwanted children. When Thum realizes he has terminal cancer, he falls apart and his wife must help him regain his innerstrength and deal with reality.

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Jack Thum
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Shirlee
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Dr. Abrahms (as Allen Goorwitz)
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Jetter
Michael LeClair ...
Tommy
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Smiley Jenkins
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Roland
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Gina
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Ralph
Adrienne Kingman ...
Alice
Jan Stratton
Candy Mobley ...
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Gary Miller
Joseph Pon
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Mickey Rooney plays real-life clown Jack Thum. Thum and his wife cared for dozens of unwanted children. When Thum realizes he has terminal cancer, he falls apart and his wife must help him regain his innerstrength and deal with reality.

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Sentimental tale of clowns
9 October 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mickey Rooney and Anne Jackson are marvelous together as a former famous clown and his wife. Mickey is dying, and would like to see his many adopted children once more. William Windom and Elisha Cook play former clowns/colleagues of Mickey's, while Red Buttons plays his hospital roommate. A warm feel-good film.


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