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Charlotte Hastings (play), Wolf Rilla
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The Scamp is a 1957 British drama film directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Richard Attenborough, Colin Petersen, and Dorothy Alison. It was released in the U.S. as Strange Affection.
A schoolteacher and his wife take in the tempestuous child of an abusive drifter. When the father returns their lives become complicated by issues of corporal punishment, physical abuse, strained relations and various crimes.Richard Attenborough as Stephen LeighDorothy Alison as Barbara LeighColin Petersen as Tod DawsonTerence Morgan as Mike DawsonJill Adams as Julie DawsonMaureen Delany as Mrs. PerrymanMargaretta Scott as Mrs. BlundellDavid Franks as EddieGeoffrey Keen as HeadmasterCharles Lloyd-Pack as BeamishJune Cunningham as AnnetteSam Kydd as ShopkeeperVictor Brooks as Inspector Birch
TV Guide wrote, "Shaky direction and a cliche-ridden script mar any possibilities for this human interest story"; whereas Leonard Maltin called it a "Decent British drama."
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