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Innocent Sinners (1958)

A young girl in a bombed out part of London wants to make something beautiful so she plants a garden in a ruined church with the help of her friend. Her parents and the authorities don't ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
June Archer ...
Lovejoy Mason
Christopher Hey ...
Tip Malone
Brian Hammond ...
Sparkey
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Olivia Chesney
David Kossoff ...
George Vincent
Barbara Mullen ...
Mrs. Vincent
Catherine Lacey ...
Angela Chesney
Susan Beaumont ...
Liz
Lyndon Brook ...
Charles
Edward Chapman ...
Manley
John Rae ...
Mr. Isbister
Vanda Godsell ...
Bertha Mason - Lovejoy's Mother
Hilda Fenemore ...
Cassie
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Mrs. Malone
Andrew Cruickshank ...
Dr. Lynch-Cliffe
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A young girl in a bombed out part of London wants to make something beautiful so she plants a garden in a ruined church with the help of her friend. Her parents and the authorities don't understand why she wants to do this. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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25 March 1958 (UK)  »

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Kleine Übeltäter  »

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Brilliant 50's Film!
1 May 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a truly excellent British film from the 1950's and, although hard to locate, is well worth searching for. From the opening credits to the satisfying finale, the film is a joy and one of the very best feel-good movies you will ever see. The story of a young city girl wanting to bring some beauty into the grim post war inner-city environment is gentle, touching and charming in equal measure, but never slips into mawkishness. This is helped enormously by the consistently brilliant playing of the whole cast - there is not a dud performance amongst them. The only puzzling aspect is why the juvenile leads, especially June Archer, never had successful acting careers. This film is unreservedly recommended to all who appreciate first class movie making!


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