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The Underdog (1943)

Approved | | Drama, War | 17 October 1943 (USA)
During WWII, a small but strong-willed 12-year-old boy tries to steer his vocationally and maritally confused father straight, at the same time striving to keep his honor while the gang in ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
... John Tate
... Henry Tate
... Ämy Tate
... Mrs. Bailey
Conrad Binyon ... Spike
Elizabeth Valentine ... Mrs. Connors
... Eddie Mohr
George Anderson ... Kraeger
Jack Kennedy ... Officer O'Toole
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During WWII, a small but strong-willed 12-year-old boy tries to steer his vocationally and maritally confused father straight, at the same time striving to keep his honor while the gang in his new neighborhood bully him. Nazi sympathizers connive to set up his father in a sabotage scheme. Written by JH

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COURAGE PROVED BY FIRE... Even a Quitter Can Be A Hero When The Chips Are Down!

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Drama | War

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The earliest documented telecast of this film took place in New York City Monday 15 November 1948 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

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