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 <email@example.com>
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The plot involves the non-existence of the vehicle registration mark GZ used by the crooks. This did in fact exist at the time, but it was in use in Belfast. Might have been seen in London, but would have been unusual. 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.
Featured in Forever Ealing
Oh For the Wings of A Dove
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Arranged by Ernest Irving See more