Michael O'Halloran (1949)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 76 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this three-hanky movie, an orphaned newsboy decides to care for a crippled young girl after her alcoholic mother is injured. With a doctor's assistance, he helps the girl understand that her paralysis is hysterical, caused by her reactions to her mother's behavior. Trouble ensues when the boy is arrested for helping her. The girl helps him, by walking; thereby causing the astounded authorities to release him.

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child, reunion, survivor, alcoholism, arrest, craziness, cure, daughter, doctor/nurse, handicap, help, love, mother, newsboy, orphan, psychosomatic-illness, release, struggle, teenagers, walking, girl