In northern England around 1900, the worker John O'Brien lives near poverty in a small house in the worker's district. He falls in love with Mary, the teacher of his highly intelligent younger sister Kathy and daughter of a rich family. Their love is doomed by the social difference, but the vigorous Mary refuses to allow outer circumstances destroying their love.
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
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Although the film is set about 1900, one scene at the Newcastle docks shows a modern overhead crane. See more
Silent Night, Holy Night
Music by Franz Xaver Gruber
Lyrics by Joseph Mohr See more