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      The Mighty McGurk

      1947 1h 25m Comedy Drama List
      Reviews In 1900 in the Bowery, former prize fighter "Slag" McGurk (Wallace Beery) grows disenchanted when his protégé, Johnny Burden (Cameron Mitchell), leaves boxing to join the Salvation Army. Slag inadvertently becomes involved with lost young orphan Nipper (Dean Stockwell), who's searching for his wealthy uncle. Greedily hoping for a reward, Slag helps Nipper, but when Johnny threatens to have the boy taken away, Slag agrees to give up his rowdy ways and join the Salvation Army to retain Nipper. Read More Read Less

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      Synopsis In 1900 in the Bowery, former prize fighter "Slag" McGurk (Wallace Beery) grows disenchanted when his protégé, Johnny Burden (Cameron Mitchell), leaves boxing to join the Salvation Army. Slag inadvertently becomes involved with lost young orphan Nipper (Dean Stockwell), who's searching for his wealthy uncle. Greedily hoping for a reward, Slag helps Nipper, but when Johnny threatens to have the boy taken away, Slag agrees to give up his rowdy ways and join the Salvation Army to retain Nipper.
      Director
      John Waters
      Producer
      Nat Perrin
      Production Co
      Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
      Genre
      Comedy, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Runtime
      1h 25m