Passed | | Drama, Comedy
Tim Kelly is an orphan who runs away after his orphanage burns down. Presumed to be killed in the fire, he is able to roam the streets of New York freely. He meets Max Ginsberg, an old ... See full summary »
In the film, Max gives Tim a nickel to thank him for finding and returning his wallet. In 2019, due to inflation, that is equivalent in purchasing power to about $0.73. On a business adventure, Tim stops at a residence at 63rd Street and Fifth Avenue, looking to buy some "high class junk." He purchases a used skimmer hat, a couple of coats, and a pair of pants for $0.15 - or equivalent in purchasing power to $2.20 in 2019. Finally, Mr. Bernard offers to give Max $200,000 for his patent - or equivalent in purchasing power to nearly $3 million in 2019.
Please don't go Kelly - ain't we fifty-fifty?
On 30 January 2004, the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) channel broadcast a 68-minute version with an original score composed by Linda Martinez.
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