A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing comedies. Written by
Michael Crew <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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The plot derives some inspiration from the story, 'Emil and the Detectives' by 'Erich Kastner'. Kastner's story has been filmed several times. See more
When Joe Kirby first looks at the milk bar shop front (near the beginning, just after asking the man with the open top car if he is Selwyn Pike), the light fitting casts a very long shadow. But in the next shot of the shop, it is lit from a different direction, and the shadow has completely changed in length and position. See more
Felix H. Wilkinson
Oh, how I loathe adventurous-minded boys.
Oh For the Wings of A Dove
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Arranged by Ernest Irving See more