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Soapbox Derby

Soapbox Derby PG rating

Children’s Film Foundation adventure that sees a young Michael Crawford scrapping with a rival South London gang in Battersea.

Children's 1957 64 mins

Director: D'Arcy Conyers

Overview

A young Michael Crawford stars as the leader of the Battersea Bats, a fresh-faced gang that’s determined to best deadly rivals the Victorias in the upcoming soapbox derby.

This rather tough, street-smart adventure from the Children’s Film Foundation is packed with unruly fist-fights and rollicking go-kart races, while also sporting some fine South London location work