Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
This drama, based on a true story from the 1850s, follows the exploits of a young man who is left alone after his father is put in jail. The boy soon starts getting into trouble by becoming the leader of a gang of ruffians. Soon he finds himself in deep trouble. He is subsequently sent to a reform school for boys. There he finds religion and his life changes for the better.
boy, boys'-home, conversion, father, gangster, God, going-straight, leader, one-against-odds, prison, problems, redemption, reformatory, religion, town