When his grandfather is ailing, a nine-year-old Jewish boy runs out looking for the Messiah. His grandfather said that he will appear big and black against the sky, striking down their enemies. When he gets into trouble and is saved by a black man, he brings him home to his grandfather, announcing that he had found him.
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As with his character in the story, Edward G. Robinson wasn't in the best of health whilst filming. See more
Mikey is out on the street just before he meets man he thinks is the Messiah, surrounded by shoppers and other people. They head back to the apartment and get there to find that his grandfather has taken a turn for the worse. Just after they get back, the doctor is talking to the grandfather, who looks at his clock and mentions midnight. The clock shows it's less than 10 minutes to midnight. Mikey would not have been out on the street alone at that time of night just walking around. See more