Leave 'Em Laughing (1981)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Docudrama  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Mickey Rooney stars in this made-for-TV docudrama as circus clown Jack Thum, who aids his wife (Anne Jackson) in raising dozens of orphans; despite learning he is dying, Jack still struggles to earn money to support his growing brood.

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parent, philanthropy, search, cancer, clown, homelessness, orphan, terminal-illness, unemployment