|The Mudlark (1950)
Run time: Approved | 99 min | Drama
Director: Jean Negulesco
Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Theodore Bonnet
Stars: Irene Dunne, Alec Guinness, Andrew Ray
In 1875 London, a young boy who lives by scavenging on the banks of the River Thames (a mudlark) finds a coin with an image of Queen Victoria on it and risks his life to meet her in person. Dunne is an excellent Queen Vic, and Guinness shines as Disraeli.