Love on the Dole (1941)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Family Drama  |   Release Date - Jun 28, 1941 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 99 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Tana Hobart

Filmed in the North Country of England, this is a film noir set in the 1930s as a family struggles with poverty and unemployment. Depressing and realistic, it portrays the lengths to which a family can go in order to survive., though there is some humor interlaced to keep the bleakness under control. The beautiful, sepia-tinted photography enhances the portrayals, which are excellent.



survivor, activism, against-all-odds, bookie, brother, demonstration [political], depression, employment, family, father, loot, love, mill, mill-worker, poverty, struggle, unemployment, welfare [govt. aid]