Five orphans in an orphanage don't want the authorities to break up the family they made of each other: Arthur, the eldest, who writes the advice column Dear Lola; Ben who eats paper; introvert James ; Cassie, the only girl; and Edmond. They run away from the orphanage to stay a family, but it won't be so easy. Written by
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The child actors had to have ice placed in their mouths during outdoors shooting in order to prevent their breath from registering on camera due to the cold. See more
Performed by Zacherle
Music and lyrics by Bobby Pickett and Leonard Capizzi See more