Uncle Joe Shannon

After the accidental death in a house fire of his wife and son, trumpet player Joe Shannon finds himself living in a fleabag hotel and struggling with thoughts of suicide. As he just tries to get by one day at a time he meets a young boy named Robbie who is suffering from a debilitating illness. The two form a connection in their despair and find strength to cope with their problems through their friendship.

| 1978 | 1 hr 48 min | 6.5/10
Joseph C. Hanwright
Uncle Joe Shannon