CHILD IN THE HOUSE

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GB
1956
1hr 30mins
Dir: Cyril Raker Endfield
Starring: Eric Portman and Phyllis Calvert

A girl struggles to cope with the uncaring relatives that she’s sent to stay with while her mother is in hospital

This drama was based on the 1955 novel of the same name by Janet McNeill and features opening scenes filmed at London Victoria station. Though trains do not prominently feature, in the background of one shot a train is seen at one of the platforms with a couple of Pullman coaches in the consist.

London Victoria station on a wet and miserable day
A young Mandy Miller waits to be picked up, and finds some racing pigeons to look at in the meantime.