Driftwood (1947)

In this western melodrama the town pharmacist adopts a precocious nine-year old orphan. The child quickly endears herself to the town which is being wiped out by a spotted fever epidemic. A doctor tries to combat the epidemic, but it is… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 18, 1998
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Jeremy Heilman

Despite any formulaic plot contrivances, Driftwood is an eminently likeable film.

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Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

Quaint 1940s family film with a few potential scares.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Family comedy-drama about little girl offers lively education lessons on science and society.

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jay nixon
Sweet, sometimes overly sweet, homespun drama with a cast of veterans making it all palatable. Not really very deep but still a nice version of small town life… More