Dondi

1961, Movie, NR, 80 mins

Every era has its comic-strip orphan spouting Confucian aphorisms and exuding cuteness and naive good fellowship. The Little Annie Rooney/Little Orphan Annie of the post-WW II years was Dondi, the androgynous little refugee with eyes the size of barrage balloons, whose adventures were distributed by the Chicago Tribune-New York News comic-strip syndicate. The film opens with the homeless Italian 5-year-old being befriended by a group of American GI stereotypes on Christmas Eve. When the victorious GIs depart for home, Dondi (Kory) stows away aboard their troop ship, a salami his only luggage. Separated from his GI buddies upon arrival in America, Kory gets l...
Released: 1961 Rated: NR Length: 80 mins

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