In Edwardian England, a thirteen year-old cadet, Ronnie Winslow, is expelled from the naval academy at Osborne for stealing a seven shilling postal order. His father and sister become obsessed with proving his innocence at any cost to themselves, and turn the case into a national cause celebre.
David Levene <D.S.Levene@durham.ac.uk>
Did You Know?
who plays Ronald 'The Winslow Boy', in this 1948 version also plays in the 1999 version of the same film, but this time as the First Lord. See more
When they visit the House of Commons for the first time, the newspaper boy carries a poster "London motorist killed", and on the first day of the trial the poster has not changed - or else a second motorist has been killed. See more
Hmmm. What shall I say?
Sir Robert Morton
Why I hardly think it matters, that whatever you say will have very little bearing on what they write.
Version of The Winslow Boy
For He's A Jolly Good Fellow
Sung after the verdict See more