Blynn Lehman, one of nine children living in 1917 Pasadena, California, faces a year full of challenges: His older brother announces that he has received a draft notice from the army. His ...
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Blynn Lehman, one of nine children living in 1917 Pasadena, California, faces a year full of challenges: His older brother announces that he has received a draft notice from the army. His father informs the family that due to pay cuts and the economic struggles of the time, they will all need to tighten their belts and do what they can to make it through their present financial struggles. As Blynn watches his older siblings begin working and saving, he decides to lead the younger kids in an attempt to help the family survive. An overheard conversation leads Blynn to believe that composing a hit song could make big money, and since his father has already begun writing a song about the love of God, Blynn and his siblings try to help their father finish the song. Their comical failed attempts to write a verse for the song cause Blynn to realize he doesn't understand what it means to love God. When Blynn stumbles across the perfect verse to finish the song, the hunt for the author begins,...Written by
When Blynn unlocks the family mail box, pulls out the drawer, and takes out the letter from Walter (at around 45 mins), he pushes the drawer closed and leaves with the letter, forgetting the key in the drawer's lock. He leaves the key in the lock again when he later finds a letter from the publisher (at around 1h 22 mins). See more »