The Little Ones

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the film. For the band, see The Little Ones (band).
The Little Ones
"The Little Ones" (1965).jpg
Directed by Jim O'Connolly
Produced by Freddie Robertson
Written by Jim O'Connolly
Starring Carl Gonzales
Kim Smith
Dudley Foster
Derek Newark
Cinematography David Holmes
Edited by Henry Richardson
Production
company
Goldhawk
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release dates
1965
Running time
66 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Little Ones was a 1965 British family comedy film directed by British director Jim O'Connolly starring Carl Gonzales and Kim Smith. Dudley Foster stars as Superintendent Carter and Derek Newark plays the strict Detective Sgt. Wilson.

Child actor Kim Smith was hired to play the part of the abused child Ted making his screen debut. He went on to star in Oliver in 1968 and in 2004 and 2005 made appearances in The Bill and EastEnders.

Plot[edit]

Two poor boys from London, Ted, an abused child and Jackie, the son of a prostitute run away to Liverpool in an attempt to stowaway on a ship bound to Jamaica. Arriving in Liverpool tired and hungry, they steal a suitcase which they hope to pawn for money to provide food. The owner of the suitcase, a wealthy shipping businessman, alerts the police and the boys are subsequently caught, scolded and sent home. Recognizing their dire life at home, a friendly superintendent tells that the boys that many ships leave here for Jamaica.

Cast[edit]

External links[edit]