FILM : Kid for Two Farthings, A
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Kid for Two Farthings, A 1955 Celia Johnson, David Kossoff, Diana Dors, Brenda de Banzi, Primo Carnera, Irene Handle, Sidney Taffler, Danny Green, Sid James, Vera Day, Joseph Tomelty London's fictitious "Petticoat Lane", the area around Middlesex and Wentworth Streets, towards Brick Lane, E1.
Director : Carol Reed   Production Company : London Film Productions, London Films  Region : LONDON H-L

Heart warming tale of hope and innocence in London's East End.

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Kid for Two Farthings, A - Cheskin's, see kftf002.
Kid for Two Farthings, A

kftf001. Cheskin's, see kftf002.

Kid for Two Farthings, A - Jackson's Corner, probably opposite Cheskin's, see Tubby Isaac's stall.
Kid for Two Farthings, A

kftf001a. Jackson's Corner, probably opposite Cheskin's, see Tubby Isaac's stall.

Kid for Two Farthings, A - Cheskin, shop, could be Cheskin's, tailor at 7 Bell Lane, E.1, Roland-François Lack.
The CHESKIN tailor shop was as the address stated. It was run by an Relative of mine and I lived in Bethnal Green as a child in Brick Lane. Mike Cheskin
Kid for Two Farthings, A

kftf002. Cheskin, shop, could be Cheskin's, tailor at 7 Bell Lane, E.1, Roland-François Lack. The CHESKIN tailor shop was as the address stated. It was run by an Relative of mine and I lived in Bethnal Green as a child in Brick Lane. Mike Cheskin

kftf002n. Yes exactly, look at the overhang of the shop doorway, on the left, and the two pillars of Lewis and Co.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-01-2013)

Kid for Two Farthings, A - Lewis, shop.
Kid for Two Farthings, A

kftf002a. Lewis, shop.

Kid for Two Farthings, A - But with the keystones above the windows, maybe the same, or similar to kftf006.
Kid for Two Farthings, A

kftf003. But with the keystones above the windows, maybe the same, or similar to kftf006.

kftf003n. Another angle of Wentworth and Toynbee Streets, E1, look at the blank wall on the right.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2010)

Kid for Two Farthings, A - Marks and Sons, shop could be Maurice Marks and Sons, 15  Leman St E.1, Roland-François Lack, maybe Bernard House in the background.
Kid for Two Farthings, A

kftf004. Marks and Sons, shop could be Maurice Marks and Sons, 15 Leman St E.1, Roland-François Lack, maybe Bernard House in the background.

kftf004n. 59 Wentworth St, changed again since 2010 Sent in by Richard Lovejoy
(Modern Photo Added: 06-11-2012)

Kid for Two Farthings, A - M Marks & Son was at 59 Wentworth Street, E1; and lasted up until the 1980s. Will try to get a 'now' shot soon.
Kim Rennie.
Kid for Two Farthings, A

kftf004a. M Marks & Son was at 59 Wentworth Street, E1; and lasted up until the 1980s. Will try to get a 'now' shot soon. Kim Rennie.

Kid for Two Farthings, A - Just along a bit from kftf015.
Kid for Two Farthings, A

kftf005. Just along a bit from kftf015.

Kid for Two Farthings, A - Cast-iron railings, now probably long gone. But the key stones above the window openings, with shops below?
Kid for Two Farthings, A

kftf006. Cast-iron railings, now probably long gone. But the key stones above the window openings, with shops below?

kftf006n. Keystones, but no cops, and shops below, Bernard House perhaps, Toynbee Street, and or Brune House, Bell St, both in the Petticoat lane area.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2010)

Kid for Two Farthings, A - Madam Rita, but probably a set.
Kid for Two Farthings, A

kftf007. Madam Rita, but probably a set.

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