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 bus which "Joe Kirby" jumps onto after buying a copy of The Trump is registration JJ4377. The same bus is seen twice later in the film, passing outside the publishers of The Trump. Obviously hired from London Transport for the exterior shots. 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