The Pride of Jesse Hallam (1980)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Family Drama, Social Problem Film  |   Release Date - Mar 3, 1981 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - G
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In this moving made-for-cable television drama, Jesse Hallam is a poor and illiterate coal miner (Johnny Cash) who must learn to read in order to get a job in the city. He was forced to leave after one of his daughters becomes terribly sick.

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coal-miner, illiteracy, daughter, disease, job, health, struggle