Main title from A Kid for Two Farthings (1955).  Carol Reed’s production.  Based on the book by Wolf Mankowitz.  Colour by Technicolor. Copyright 1954 London Film Productions Ltd

A Kid for Two Farthings

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| | UK | Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport | 1h 36min
Stars: Celia Johnson, Diana Dors, David Kossoff

Among the colourful characters of London’s Petticoat Market moves a boy whose pet goat seems to have the magical power of a unicorn

Cast (15)

British actress Celia Johnson in a promotional picture for the film Brief Encounter (1945).  Johnson pairs a smart herringbone jacket with jumper and pearls
Joanna
Publicity shot of the sexy British actress, Diana Dors
Sonia
David Kossoff
Avrom Kandinsky
Joe Robinson
Sam Heppner
Jonathan Ashmore
Joe
Brenda de Banzie
‘Lady’ Ruby
Primo Carnera
Python Macklin
Lou Jacobi
Blackie Isaacs
Publicity photo featuring British actress Irene Handl
Mrs Abramowitz
Danny Green
Bully Bason
Morry Hyams (Sydney Tafler) in his store in a scene from It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Madam Rita
Sidney James
Ice Berg
Vera Day
Mimi
Daphne Anderson
Dora
Joseph Tomelty
Vagrant
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Director

Carol Reed

Producer

Carol Reed

Writer

(based on the book by)
(screenplay)

Film Footage

Colour

UK Release

15th August, 1955

Production Company


London Film Productions

Pictures (10)

Main title from A Kid for Two Farthings (1955).  Carol Reed’s production.  Based on the book by Wolf Mankowitz.  Colour by Technicolor. Copyright 1954 London Film Productions Ltd
A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) opening credits
Main title from A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) (9).  Produced and directed by Carol Reed
A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) opening credits (9)
Main title from A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) (8).  A Lopert Films Distributing Corporation Release.  Made at Shepperton Studios England
A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) opening credits (8)
Main title from A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) (7).  Music composed and conducted by Benjamin Frankel.  Western Electric recording
A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) opening credits (7)
Main title from A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) (6)
A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) opening credits (6)
Main title from A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) (5).  Screenplay by Wolf Makowitz
A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) opening credits (5)
Main title from A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) (4)
A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) opening credits (4)
Main title from A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) (3)
A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) opening credits (3)
Main title from A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) (2)
A Kid for Two Farthings (1955) opening credits (2)
Joe (Jonathan Ashmore), in plaid shirt and grey cardigan, holds his pet goat as they sit outside in A Kid for Two Farthings
Joe (Jonathan Ashmore) holds his pet goat in A Kid for Two Farthings

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