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A Cry from the Streets


A Cry from the Streets is a 1958 British drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert, starring Max Bygraves and Barbara Murray. When a man is hanged for murdering his wife, their three small children go into social care. Bill is an electrician with the local care home, and is introduced to the children and their social worker, Ann. Growing ever fonder of the kids, he and Ann take them out on trips and picnics, to try and bring some happiness back into their lives. However, events spiral out of control when a child gets hold of a loaded gun. The film was based on The Friend in Need by Elizabeth Coxhead.

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