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A Cry from the Streets (1958)

 |  Drama  |  4 March 1960 (Finland)
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A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with her charges, a group of adorable, homeless orphans. Music by Larry Adler. (1959; B&W)

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Complete credited cast:
Max Bygraves ...
Bill Lowther
Barbara Murray ...
Ann Fairlie
Colin Petersen ...
Georgie
Dana Wilson ...
Barbie
Kathleen Harrison ...
Mrs. Farrer
Sean Barrett ...
Don Farrer
Mona Washbourne ...
Mrs. Daniels
Eleanor Summerfield ...
Gloria
Toke Townley ...
Mr. Daniels
Avice Landone ...
Rachel Seymour
Vi Stevens ...
Ma Robbins
Fred Griffiths ...
Mr. Hodges
Charles McShane ...
Derek
Tony Baker ...
Tony (as The King's Cross Kids)
David Bushell ...
Alec (as The King's Cross Kids)
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A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with her charges, a group of adorable, homeless orphans. Music by Larry Adler. (1959; B&W)

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The song "Gotta Have Rain" made a brief appearance in the British record charts. It was also a big US hit for Eydie Gormé. See more »

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Written by Roy Irwin (i.e. Max Bygraves)
Sung by Max Bygraves
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cryalongamax
20 January 2006 | by (london) – See all my reviews

there are some new satellite channels in the UK,bad movies and matinée movies, which are showing a lot of old British films from the 40s and 50s.The sort that used to be shown on terrestial channels at 2 am.These are at times rather intriguing,because occasionally i will view a film that i saw in the cinema and think "Did i really pay money to watch this".I suppose that everyone,not least Max Bygraves has probably forgotten that he appeared in a number of films in the 50s.There is little that can be said in favour of this film except how times have changed.When Barbara Murray goes to see a foster mother one of the fostered children is actually encouraged to strike a match to light her cigarette!A child is encouraged to leave a home to go and live with his alcoholic mother.4 young children are let off a bus on their own to go wandering in a wood.If you are interested in the period then it is worth a look,otherwise give it a miss.


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