The Great Brain Poster

Release Date: 1978

G|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
This kid-friendly film is based on John Dennis Fitzgerald's renowned tales, set at the turn of the 19th century, which feature his smart, trouble-prone brother. Known as "The Great Brain" for his clever schemes, Tom Fitzgerald (Jimmy Osmond) spends much of his free time swindling friends and neighbors, as well as his family. When everyone has had enough of Tom's various capers, however, the youngster must face the consequences of his actions and try to redeem himself.

Cast: Jimmy Osmond, James Jarnigan, Len Birman, Pat Delaney, Fran Ryan, Cliff Osmond, Arthur Roberts, Lynn Benesch

Director: Sidney Levin

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Small town, Brother, Amusing, Father, Mother, Playful, Growing up