Young Fugitives (1938)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Americana, Coming-of-Age  |   Release Date - Jun 30, 1938 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 67 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Despite the title, the plot of Young Fugitives is carried by an oldster. Civil war veterans Harry Davenport and Clem Bevans save a nest egg of $50,000. When Bevans dies, Davenport sets out to find Bevans' son and heir Robert Wilcox. The younger man proves to be a wastrel and cheat, but Davenport decides to reform him. Dorothea Kent, in a brief respite from dumb-blonde roles, plays Wilcox's girl friend. Young Fugitives is based on a short story by Edward James.



death, savings, veteran [military], friendship, inheritance, promise, son, reform [improve], tracking [following], Civil-War [US]