Orphans of the Street (1939)

Genres - Crime, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film  |   Run Time - 64 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this drama, an young, orphaned heir is dismayed to discover that his inheritance will no longer cover the tuition and expenses for military school and ends up sent to a state orphanage. He and his devoted police dog, end up running away from there. He then finds himself entangled in a dog show and a killing. Later the canine is tried for murder and is sentenced to die. Fortunately, the boy is able to find the real killer, save his dog, and win a scholarship to the military academy.



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