- 1 hr 2 min
Seventeen year old Mickey Rooney stars as Shockey in 1937 film Hoosier Boy directed by William Nigh. Miss Evans is the new teacher in an Indiana town. On her first day on the job, she breaks up a fight between two boys, Roger and Shockey. Roger comes from a "good home," but Shockey lives on the wrong side of the tracks. He doesn’t have a mother and his father has a drinking problem. Miss Evans sets out to befriend him, though she has to face a school board that wants to expel the boy for his fighting behavior.