A young boy runs away from an approved school to meet up with his father in the hope that he can persuade his dad to allow him to travel to Canada with him. He also meets up with two local children and discovers that his father is instead planning a bank heist.
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Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or persons living or dead is purely coincidental. See more
[Good boy Chris meets up with The Deptford Dodger, a young runaway, who tells him he's only trying to reunite with his Dad, shown in a photograph in front of their old house
There's thousands of houses like that. And I'll tell you one thing: you can't walk around lookin' for it any more.
Half Deptford's on the lookout for you now, and P.C. Dickey's on the warpath. You'll have to keep off the streets.
I'm not scared. I can run rings 'round a dozen coppers.
Oh, have a bit of sense. Stay ...
The opening titles and credits were written on various corrugated iron fence panels that Keith ("The Deptford Dodger") runs past as he is chased by a milkman, a baker and a greengrocer. See more