The Tender Years

  • 1947
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

After a break from films, comedian Brown returned in a dramatic role as a small-town preacher who pulls in the reins on the sport of dog fighting. He takes the side of a youngster who's grown fond of a particular dog by stealing it and then preparing to stand trial for the crime. Justice prevails, and instead of a trial for Brown, the court outlaws the...read more

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After a break from films, comedian Brown returned in a dramatic role as a small-town preacher who pulls in the reins on the sport of dog fighting. He takes the side of a youngster who's grown fond of a particular dog by stealing it and then preparing to stand trial for the crime. Justice

prevails, and instead of a trial for Brown, the court outlaws the cruel sport. The outcome is pleasant enough, but some may be turned off by the vicious dog-fighting scenes.

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