Fisherman's Wharf (1939)

Genres - Drama, Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Drama  |   Release Date - Feb 3, 1939 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 72 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Sandra Brennan

In this musical drama, a child is abandoned upon the San Francisco docks. He is found and raised by a fisherman. His life is happy until the fisherman's sister-in-law moves in after her husband dies. She brings her bratty son with her. This upsets the orphan so much that he runs away. The fisherman launches a huge city-wide search, finds the sad lad, and finally brings him back home. Songs include: "Fisherman's Chantey," "Sell Your Cares for a Song," and "Blue Italian Waters."




teenagers, abandonment, aunt, brat, child, child-abuse, cousin, family, fishing, missing-person, on-the-run, orphan, runaway [from home], search, sister-in-law, son, water, waterfront, worker