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Short for his age, intelligent but misdirected, Paul Menton attracts the attention he lacks at home by being a pain in the butt. A change of direction comes about unexpectedly when he's lumbered with a community service at school. His old lady, Mrs Maxwell, brings out his more sensitive side through needing him, appreciating his gifts and giving him the love and kindness he craves. Good in patches, especially when Paul and Mrs M are together, this is showing its age (1977) a bit, but it's worth a glance for the library.