A Kid for Two Farthings
A Kid for Two Farthings (1956)

In this sentimental comedy, Carol Reed tries for a bit of neo-realist whimsy that takes place in the London slums of Petticoat Lane. The film centers upon Joe (Jonathan Ashmore), a six-year-old London East-ender who believes strongly in the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 17, 1956
DVD Release Date: April 5, 2005
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Dennis Schwartz
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Delightful fantasy story.

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Widgett Walls

Wants to be a child's fantasy writ large. Stumbles and breaks its nose on the stairwell instead.

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Sarah Burton
Lovely film about a boy with an overactive imagination who improves the lives of the people around him: spoiler it's not the unicorn who grants the wishes,… More