Heartwarming / A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

  • In the movie, on graduation day for both Francie and Neeley, when Francie lets her mother hold the flowers she got for graduation. Made even more meaningful by the fact Johnny paid for them before he died.
  • Mr. McShane, in his bumbling but heartfelt way, proposing to Katie, and her accepting.
  • Neeley and Francie saying goodbye before she leaves for college.
  • During World War II, soldiers found comfort in the book and sent many fan letters to Smith