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A Cry from the Streets

A Cry from the Streets

A Cry from the Streets is a 1958 British drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert. It was entered into the 1st Moscow International Film Festival, and Vernon Harris's screenplay received a BAFTA nomination.

Plot

When a man is hanged for murdering his wife, their two small children go into social care. Bill (Max Bygraves) is an electrician with the local care home, and is introduced to the children and their social worker, Ann (Barbara Murray). 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.