Steel worker Mike McNeil's drinking spirals out of control when he loses his job due to vertigo at the Belfast shipyard. But his devoted young daughter Jacqueline vows to help him. She attempts to persuade a tough land-owner to give her troubled dad another chance.
John Gregson as Mike McNeil
Kathleen Ryan as Elizabeth McNeil
Jacqueline Ryan as Jacqueline McNeil
Noel Purcell as Mr. Owen
Cyril Cusack as Mr. Flannagan
Tony Wright as Jack McBride
Maureen Swanson as Maggie
Liam Redmond as Mr. Lord
Maureen Delany as Mrs. McBride
Richard O'Sullivan as Michael
Marie Kean as Mrs. Flannagan
J.G. Devlin as Mr. Lord's servant
Harold Goldblatt as Schoolmaster
Britmovie called the film "gushingly sentimental"; while Sky Movies called it "a likeable little drama with earnest performances and atmospheric background detail."