Orphan Of The Wilderness

  • 1937
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Kangaroos steal the scene in this picture about a kangaroo left to fend for itself in the wilderness. Finally it is taken in by a kindly farmer who teaches it how to box. But when a group of shearers tease the animal during the farmer's absence, the kangaroo almost tears one of the men to pieces. The farmer decides that the animal might be better off with...read more

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Kangaroos steal the scene in this picture about a kangaroo left to fend for itself in the wilderness. Finally it is taken in by a kindly farmer who teaches it how to box. But when a group of shearers tease the animal during the farmer's absence, the kangaroo almost tears one of the men to

pieces. The farmer decides that the animal might be better off with the circus his girl friend belongs to and sells it to a trainer. But the poor animal is neglected, and, nearly driven mad with thirst and hunger, it breaks out of its cage. Upon learning of the trainer's brutality, the farmer

rescues the animal from the circus men who have been instructed to find it. Audiences everywhere will be charmed by this unusual and warmly played story.

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  • Review: Kangaroos steal the scene in this picture about a kangaroo left to fend for itself in the wilderness. Finally it is taken in by a kindly farmer who teaches it how to box. But when a group of shearers tease the animal during the farmer's absence, the kangar… (more)

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