Uncle Joe Shannon

  • 1978
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama

The word "maudlin" is given new scope in this babbling piece of sentimentality written by Burt Young, who also stars as a trumpet player who's hit rock bottom in a big way. When his wife and child are killed in a fire Young contemplates suicide, but his life is brightened by crippled youngster McKeon. The stereotypical character development has both Young...read more