John 'Uncle Flick' Flickinger breaks into the office of the Honer and Downing Trucking Company and, during a fight, a gun goes off. As he escapes, he throws a gun over the fence, where it is later found and hidden in a shoe-box by Miles, the foster nephew of Flick and his sister, Sylvia Thompson. Sylvia, branch bookkeeper for the trucking company, tells co-owner Joe Downing that $4,000 is missing from the office but both Downing and the other owner, Frank Honer, believe much more money has been disappearing from the branch in recent months and are particularly suspicious of Bill Sheridan, the branch manager, whom she has also been romantically involved with. Panicking over Honer and Downing's suspicions, Sylvia, while looking for Miles, opens the shoe-box in which the boy, Miles, had placed the gun but the box happens to be empty. Still, Sylvia is charged with murder after Downing is killed and she is seen running from the scene and Perry defends her. Perry's bond with Miles may be a ... Written by
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When Miles is told to go watch TV by his "Aunt' Sylvia, it sounds like he is watching an episode of "Gunsmoke." You can hear the voices of Matt Dillon and Doc Adams. See more
When Miles is sent to his room by Uncle Flick, he fixes the bed, shuts the door, right before he climbs out the window, he goes to turn off the light. The lights go off before he turns the lamp switch. See more
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