Come Next Spring (1956)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Rural Drama  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this upbeat drama, a reformed father returns to the Arkansas farm of his estranged family after having spent too many years living in the fast lane. Included in the family are his mute daughter and his baby son, whom he'd never seen. The father is determined to set things right and immediately begins fixing up the run-down farm. The film's climax occurs when the father, hearing screams, saves his heretofore mute daughter who has fallen into a mine shaft.

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alcoholism, child, community, daughter, desertion, family, family-separation, farming, hearing [sense], mine-shaft, mute, overcome, reform [improve], rescue, respect, return, rurality, scream, toddlers, townspeople, wanderer, wife