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My Boy

Country: USA

Genre: Comedy, Drama



Young Jackie Blair (Jackie Coogan) is travelling from Europe to America with his widowed mother, but his mother dies en route. Now an orphan, when his ship arrives at the US the immigration authorities on Ellis Island intend to deport him back to Europe, but he manages to give them the slip. He finds his way into the home of ex-seaman Captain Bill who, despite initial misgivings, grows fond of the boy. But when officials find where the boy is staying, they attempt to take him away...

Picture for My Boy


  • Jackie Coogan
    (Jackie Blair)
  • Claude Gillingwater
    (Captain Bill)
  • Mathilde Brundage
    (Mrs. Blair)
  • Frank Hayes
    (Rent Collector - uncredited)
  • Patsy Marks
    (Little Girl - uncredited)

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The plot's nothing new, but this is a well-made Jackie Coogan vehicle that does just what it's meant to: serve as a showcase for his exceptional gifts as an actor.

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