Episode of Series ‘Winners’.
During the Depression, Joe’s father gets the sack. The only money the family has is what 13 year old Joe earns from selling papers. Then Joe has a fight with his father and leaves home. He lives on the streets battling with his wits and his fists as he gets to know the characters of the city - the down and outs, the Communist agitators, the Sallies, and Old Harry.
Cast includes Christopher Schlusser, Tony Llewellyn-Jones and Linden Wilkinson.
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22 April 2019
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