The Jack-Knife Man DVD
The Jack-Knife ManDVD
This moving silent drama by director King Vidor finds an elderly riverboat operator becoming the surrogate parent of a boy left in his care by the child's dying mother. Their relationship is threatened by a nosy neighbor who attempts to have the orphan-to-be removed from the old man's custody and placed in an orphanage. F. A. Turner, Harry Todd, and Bobby Kelso star. 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.