Love On The Dole

  • 1941
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Filmed in the North Country of England, this is the story of a penniless family struggling through the depression years. Kerr is a mill girl in love with Evans who loses his job and refuses to marry her on "dole money." He is killed in a demonstration against conditions and unemployment, so Kerr marries an old bookie she doesn't love in order to get jobs...read more

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Filmed in the North Country of England, this is the story of a penniless family struggling through the depression years. Kerr is a mill girl in love with Evans who loses his job and refuses to marry her on "dole money." He is killed in a demonstration against conditions and unemployment, so

Kerr marries an old bookie she doesn't love in order to get jobs for her father and brother. This picture is realistic in its portrayal of poverty-stricken families, and, although a depressing subject, the writers manage to insert some well-timed humor into the script with sepia-tinted photography

capturing the North Country atmosphere and its poverty. Released in England in 1941.

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  • Review: Filmed in the North Country of England, this is the story of a penniless family struggling through the depression years. Kerr is a mill girl in love with Evans who loses his job and refuses to marry her on "dole money." He is killed in a demonstration agai… (more)

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