Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
In this family drama, a boy and his dog run away from Florida after the dog is accused of biting a child. The two fugitives head for California. En route they encounter the usual assortment of road characters including a sagacious hobo, a hip shoeshine guy from New Orleans, an abused boy, and of course, a bad guy who pursues them.
animal, friendship, accusation, boy, bum, cabin-boy, child, dog, false-accusation, family, home, journey, meeting, on-the-road, on-the-run, runaway [from home], sentimental, shoeshiner, tourist, traveling