Fortune Lane

Fortune Lane is a 1947 British family drama film directed by John Baxter and starring Douglas Barr, Billy Thatcher and Brian Weske.[1][2]

Fortune Lane
Directed byJohn Baxter
Produced byJohn Baxter
Barbara K. Emary
Written byGeoffrey Orme
Mary Cathcart Borer
Based onoriginal story by Gunby Hadath
StarringDouglas Barr
Brian Weske
Billy Thatcher
CinematographyJo Jago
Edited byVi Burdon
Elstree Independent Films
Distributed byGeneral Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
  • 16 December 1947 (1947-12-16) (London, UK)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A boy tries to raise money so he can train to be an engineer, but ends up giving the money to a friend so he can visit an ill relative.


Critical reception

TV Guide wrote "Pleasant children's film is a cut above the usually awful run," and rated it two out of five stars.[3]


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