Cinema: The Patter of Little Footes 1918

Directed by Ken Harrison; Screenplay by Horton Foote

Sit by me, child, and we'll leaf through the family album. Why, there's Brother, standing outside the picture show where he spent so much time, and smoking a cigarette. Thought he was a big man, though he was only 17, and got into a man's worth of foolishness. Cute, though. All the girls said he looked just like Bobby Harron. You don't remember Bobby Harron? No, he'd be before your time. Oh, look, there's Lizzie with her little daughter Jenny. Poor Jenny, she got carried away in the flu epidemic of 1918. It killed more people than the Great War, didn't...

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