Frankie Addams, 12-year-old tomboy, feels disconnected from the world. Frankie's mother died when she was born, and her father is a distant, uncomprehending figure. Her closest companions are the family's African American maid, Berenice Sadie Brown, and her six-year-old cousin, John Henry West. She has no friends in her small Southern town and dreams of going away with her brother and his bride-to-be on their honeymoon.
There's a time in a young girl's life when nothing's right...but everything's possible.
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[Frankie is secretly running away from home after sneaking off with her brother on his honeymoon didn't work and John catches her
Frankie where are you going?
I'm just going to bed!
Frankie I wanna come too!
Version of The Member of the Wedding
His Eye is on the Sparrow
Lyrics by Civilla D. Martin
Performed by Alfre Woodard
and Anna Paquin See more