The Clown And The Kid (1961) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Clown And The Kid (1961)





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In this sentimental crime melodrama, an ailing clown dies while trying to take his son to a Texas convent school. The orphaned lad then hooks up with a fugitive who dons the late clown's make-up as a disguise. At first the boy doesn't know that he is traveling with an escaped convict, but when he finds out, he steals the crook's horse and gallops straight into the path of an oncoming tornado. The outlaw is about to set off after the youth when the police show up. A fight ensues and he escapes to continue his search. He finds the unconscious child and returns him to safety. He then gives himself up.

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Mary Adams
as Mother Superior
Peggy Stewart
as Sister Grace
Barry Kelley
as Detective Barker
Ken Mayer
as Trooper
Victor French
as 1st Patrolman
James Parnell
as 2nd Patrolman
Edith Evanson
as Mother Superior
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