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Based on a true story, Mickey Rooney plays real-life clown Jack Thum. Thum and his wife cared for dozens of unwanted children. When Thum realizes he has terminal cancer, he falls apart and his wife must help him regain his innerstrength and deal with reality. (IMDB)

  1. Jackie Cooper

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Mickey Rooney

    Mickey Rooney

    Jack Thum

  2. Anne Jackson

    Anne Jackson

    Shirlee

  3. Allen Garfield

    Allen Garfield

    Dr. Abrahms

  4. Elisha Cook Jr.

    Elisha Cook Jr.

    Jetter

  5. William Windom

    William Windom

    Smiley Jenkins

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Leave 'em Laughing

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  • April 29, 1981
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

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