The Pride Of Jesse Hallum

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"When all he has left is determination and courage, a man must fight to save his family."
  • 1981
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.4  (341)

The Pride of Jesse Hallam is a 1981 movie directed by veteran television director, Gary Nelson. The film stars the iconic Johnny Cash in the titular role of Jesse Hallam, a single father struggling to provide for his daughter, Cathy (played by Karen Carlson). Brenda Vaccaro and Ben Marley co-star in supporting roles. The plot of the movie revolves around Jesse's struggle to make ends meet while also ensuring that his daughter receives a good education. After losing his job at a sawmill, Jesse decides to move his family to the big city in search of better opportunities. However, Jesse is illiterate and struggles to find a job that pays enough to support his family.

Despite his illiteracy, Jesse takes pride in his work and refuses to accept a job that he believes is beneath him. Eventually, he finds work at a factory and begins attending night classes to learn how to read and write.

As Jesse learns to read and write, his relationship with his daughter improves. Cathy, who initially resents her father for not being able to provide for her, begins to appreciate his hard work and determination. The two develop a close bond, and Cathy becomes Jesse's biggest supporter as he strives to improve his life.

Despite the challenges he faces, Jesse never loses his pride or his determination to provide for his family. Throughout the movie, he demonstrates a fierce sense of independence and self-reliance, refusing to accept help from anyone.

The Pride of Jesse Hallam is a heartwarming story about the importance of education and the value of hard work. Johnny Cash delivers a powerful performance as Jesse Hallam, bringing depth and emotion to the character. Brenda Vaccaro and Ben Marley also give strong performances in their supporting roles.

Overall, The Pride of Jesse Hallam is a moving film that will leave viewers feeling inspired and uplifted. It's a reminder that with hard work and determination, anyone can overcome their obstacles and achieve their dreams.

The Pride Of Jesse Hallum is a 1981 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

The Pride Of Jesse Hallum
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  • Runtime
    1 hr 37 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (341)