After the death of his father, Nicholas, his mother and sister are cared for by his greedy uncle, who arranges for Nicholas to get a job at a brutal school for boys, where he befriends and flees with one of the ill-treated students to join a theatrical troop. Nicholas then has to protect his new friend and stop his uncle from taking adcantage of his sister and sweetheart. Based on the classic by Charles Dickens. 107 Minutes, Black and White. Starring Cedric Hardwicke, Derek Bond, Stanley Holloway, Alferd Drayton, Cyril Fletcher, Mary Merral, Sally Ann Howes.