Mickey, the Kid (1939)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 68 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this heartwarming drama, a crook endeavors to raise his son in the slums until he kills a teller during a bank robbery. At first he sends the lad to his grandma, but when government agents threaten to catch him, he grabs the kid and hightails it. They high-jack a school bus filled with children and accidently run it into a snowdrift. The honorable son refuses to leave the freezing children and finally, the father goes out in search of help. Unfortunately, he is shot. The young man is then left to save the children. He does so by building a campfire, and thereby, becomes a hero.

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law, bank, bank-robbery, child, hijacker, hostage, killing, murder, on-the-run, poverty, rescue, robbery