The White Unicorn (1947) photograph (45)
Lucy Glover (Margaret Lockwood) is warden of a remand home for girls. A new arrival, Lottie Smith (Joan Greenwood, seated left), has appointed herself ring leader of the girls and is rapping on the table with a spoon. Lottie, product of the slums, has been remanded on a charge of attempting to murder her child and commit suicide herself. Lucy wins her confidence and she tells the story of her life: she had a drunken father, a sluttish mother and five young brothers and sisters – all living in one room.