The Sun Comes Up (1949)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Release Date - Jan 27, 1949 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this drama, an embittered widow, a former concert singer, can't help but blame Lassie for her son's death. Needing help with her chores, she hires an orphan from the local home. At first she remains aloof towards the charming lad who quickly bonds with the collie dog, but as time passes she can't help but develop feelings for the boy. Later Lassie redeems herself when she saves the boy from a terrible fire in the orphanage. After that, the widow suddenly realizes that she does indeed love the boy and adopts him and puts Lassie back in her good graces.

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animal, boy, death, dog, widow/widower