A Kid for Two Farthings

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A Kid for Two Farthings ★★½ 1955

An episodic, sentimental portrait of the Jewish quarter in London's East End, centered on a boy with a malformed goat he thinks is a magic unicorn capable of granting wishes and bringing happiness to his impoverished ‘hood. Acclaimed adaptation of a novel by screenwriter Wolf Mankowitz. 96m/C VHS, DVD . GB Diana Dors, David Kossoff, Celia Johnson, Jonathan Ashmore, Joe Robinson, Brenda de Banzie, Primo Carnera, Lou Jacobi, Irene Handl; D: Carol Reed; W: Wolf Mankowitz; C: Edward Scaife; M: Benjamin Frankel.