In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa's alcoholism. We come to know these people...更多>
[first title card] Title card: For childhood, Saturday - free from school - is the most changeless of institutions - whether it is in city or village, or main street, or in those vital, teeming streets which were the Brooklyn of a few decades ago. [first lines] Katie Nolan: This'll be the last of them now, Francie. [last lines] Francie Nolan: Neeley ... Neeley Nolan: Uh-huh? Francie Nolan: Am I good-looking? Neeley Nolan: Aw, what's eatin' ya? Francie Nolan: No, honest, Neeley, I wanna know. Neeley Nolan: [after considering her for a few moments] You'll pass. Francie Nolan: You're sweet, Neeley. Neeley Nolan: Aw, cut the mush. Katie Nolan: Flossie Gaddis died last night. Johnny Nolan aka The Brooklyn Thrush: The poor baby. It was nice that her Mama got her all them pretty dresses. Katie Nolan: Only now the poor thing will have to lie in Potter's Field! Johnny Nolan aka The Brooklyn Thrush: But at least she had the dresses! Francie Nolan: [Johnny has promised to get Francie enrolled in the school she admires.] Bend down Papa. [He does.] Francie Nolan: My cup runneth over.