Heart of a Child (1958)

Genres - Drama, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Drama  |   Release Date - Apr 1, 1958 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 76 min.  |   Countries - UK, USA  |  
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Under the stress of wartime privations, a young Austrian boy is beaten by his Father, who threatens to sell his dog, a St. Bernard, to the butcher to help pay for food for the family. A kindly veterinarian and spinster finally take a hand in rectifying the situation.

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abuse, war, animal-rescue, butcher, captive, captor, child, child-abuse, cruelty, dog, escape, friendship, love, marriage, molestation, physical-abuse, rescue, snowstorm, threat, trapped, veterinarian, boy, selling, sting [scam], youth