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Innocent Sinners (1958)

 |  Drama  |  25 March 1958 (UK)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
June Archer ...
Lovejoy Mason
Christopher Hey ...
Tip Malone
Brian Hammond ...
Sparkey
Flora Robson ...
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
Pauline Delaney ...
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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Kleine Übeltäter  »

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As good as I remember it
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I had not seen this movie in over 50 years! It made such an impact on me that I never forgot it. It was shown on TCM on 4-18-13 and I started to cry as soon as the titles began. The actors were excellent - with memorable performances by Flora Robson and an ultimately sympathetic one by the usually mean spirited Catherine Lacey. The children were exceptional with Christopher Hey as Tip Malone my favorite. I enjoyed the Philip Green score too. I've been waiting for years for this title to be released in the U.S. on DVD. Hopefully it will happen! There was an hour long production of "An Episode of Sparrows" on American television in 1956 - an episode of Climax theater. Patty McCormack played Lovejoy Mason and Brandon DeWilde was Tip Malone. How I would love to see that!


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