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      Lord Jeff

      1938 1h 26m Drama List
      Reviews 38% Audience Score 100+ Ratings In London, orphan Geoff Bramer (Freddie Bartholomew) helps thieves Doris (Gale Sondergaard) and Jim (George Zucco) with a racket stealing from jewelry stores. Once apprehended, Geoff is sent to a mariner's academy run by kindly headmaster Capt. Briggs (Charles Coburn) that houses orphaned boys. Geoff resists the school's discipline and runs away, but school leader Terry O'Mulvaney (Mickey Rooney) brings him back, then refuses to tell on him -- prompting Geoff to reconsider his attitude. Read More Read Less

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      John Kinloch California Eagle Through expert performances and a tidy little script the thing is kept from going overboard and is not bad entertainment at all. Oct 25, 2019 Full Review Ann Ross Maclean's Magazine Freddie [Bartholomew] improves as the picture progresses, and so does the picture. Jul 22, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member not bad for its time Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/23/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis In London, orphan Geoff Bramer (Freddie Bartholomew) helps thieves Doris (Gale Sondergaard) and Jim (George Zucco) with a racket stealing from jewelry stores. Once apprehended, Geoff is sent to a mariner's academy run by kindly headmaster Capt. Briggs (Charles Coburn) that houses orphaned boys. Geoff resists the school's discipline and runs away, but school leader Terry O'Mulvaney (Mickey Rooney) brings him back, then refuses to tell on him -- prompting Geoff to reconsider his attitude.
      Director
      Sam Wood
      Screenwriter
      James Kevin McGuinness
      Production Co
      Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Runtime
      1h 26m