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Fighting Father Dunne

Original title
Fighting Father Dunne
Year
Running time
93 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Martin Rackin, Frank Davis (Story: William Rankin)
Music
Roy Webb
Cinematography
George E. Diskant (B&W)
Cast
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Producer
RKO Radio Pictures
Genre
Action. Drama | Biography. Crime. Historical
Synopsis / Plot
St. Louis, 1905: Parish priest Father Dunne becomes aware of the plight of the city's newsboys, living on pennies and often homeless, and resolves to help them. Through inspired finagling and the gift of the blarney, he organizes a sort of "co-op" orphanage for increasing numbers of boys. Then he's faced with the tougher problem of stopping the escalating violence in inter-paper rivalry for "good corners"...
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