Elmer Jackson is a carpenter in a small Californian town in the 1930s. Struggling to bring up 4 young boys after the death of his wife, he is horrified when the Government (citing ...
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Elmer Jackson is a carpenter in a small Californian town in the 1930s. Struggling to bring up 4 young boys after the death of his wife, he is horrified when the Government (citing trumped-up charges of parental neglect) places the boys into various foster homes and institutions, unaware of the abuse that boys would then be subjected to. The conditions imposed by the court and the difficulties caused by the Depression make Jackson's determined and vigorous quest to find his boys extremely difficult.Written by
Murray Chapman <email@example.com>
Maybe we just oughta leave them alone?
Oh no you don't! You'll never be all one piece until they are back! Besides - you promised her. You promised me. You promised Melissa. and you back out now - I'll go up and down the street, knocking on doors, telling everybody that Elmer Jackson goes back on his promises!
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Heart rendering and very moving
This was a great period piece. I cry every time I watch and recommend it to every parent. This reinforces a father's love. It gives hope for the meaning of family. It also makes one happy not to live in those conditions and circumstances. Be happy for who we are and in what time we live. This is a celebration of family. It is a wonderful Father's Day movie. I wish more movies were made of this caliber and less of the dirty little secrets caliber. It made the point that even among monsters angels tread! For every one needs an angel to watch over them and their families.
Please, watch this movie with your father or husband
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