Directed by Carol Reed. With Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed. Musical adaptation about an orphan who runs away from an orphanage and hooks up with a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.
THE VALLEY OF DECISION - A 1945 Romantic Drama starring Gregory Peck and Greer Garson. Mary Rafferty comes from a poor family of steel mill workers in 19th Century Pittsburgh. Her family objects when she goes to work as a maid for the wealthy Scott family which controls the mill. Mary catches the attention of handsome scion Paul Scott, but their romance is complicated by Paul's engagement to someone else and a bitter strike among the mill workers. Brilliant! (PG)