The Pride of Jesse Hallam (1981)
TV Movie | 97 min | Drama | 3 March 1981 (USA)
Jesse Hallam, an illiterate coal miner from Kentucky, moves to Cincinnati so that his daughter may receive spinal surgery. Determined to support his family in the city, he decides he must learn how to read and write as an adult, and resolves to graduate from high school.
Director: Gary Nelson
Writer: Suzanne Clauser
Stars: Johnny Cash, Brenda Vaccaro, Ben Marley