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      1981 1h 40m Drama List
      Reviews Aging clown Jack Thum (Mickey Rooney) and his loyal and loving wife, Shirlee (Anne Jackson), have dedicated themselves to helping others, taking in dozens of homeless children and raising them as their own. Now on his deathbed and under the care of Dr. Abrahms (Allen Goorwitz), Jack is visited in the hospital by the now-grown children that he cared for as a father figure during the course of his life, each offering fond memories of life with Jack. This film is based on a true story. Read More Read Less Watch on Prime Video Stream Now

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      Synopsis Aging clown Jack Thum (Mickey Rooney) and his loyal and loving wife, Shirlee (Anne Jackson), have dedicated themselves to helping others, taking in dozens of homeless children and raising them as their own. Now on his deathbed and under the care of Dr. Abrahms (Allen Goorwitz), Jack is visited in the hospital by the now-grown children that he cared for as a father figure during the course of his life, each offering fond memories of life with Jack. This film is based on a true story.
      Director
      Jackie Cooper
      Producer
      Julian Fowles
      Screenwriter
      Cynthia Whitcomb, Peggy Chantler
      Production Co
      Charles Fries Productions
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jan 19, 2017
      Runtime
      1h 40m
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