The Pride of Jesse Hallam (1981) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Pride of Jesse Hallam (1981)

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In this moving made-for-cable television drama, Jesse Hallam is a poor and illiterate coal miner (Johnny Cash) who must learn to read in order to get a job in the city. He was forced to leave after one of his daughters becomes terribly sick.
Rating:
G
Genre:
Drama , Television
Directed By:
In Theaters:
 wide
On DVD:
Runtime:
Studio:
Konigsberg Company

Cast

Johnny Cash
as Jesse Hallam
Brenda Vaccaro
as Marion Galucci
Eli Wallach
as Sal Galucci
Ben Marley
as Ted Hallam
Earl Poole Ball
as Uncle Charley
Linda Bennett
as Receptionist
Mark Heffernan
as 1st Student
Ronnie Rondell Jr.
as Stunt Driver
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½

The film's heart is in the right place and it is sincere, but it's very predictable and obvious. Johnny Cash does a surprisingly fine job. Watchable but forgettable as well.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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