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The Mudlark is a 1950 film made in Britain by 20th Century Fox. It is a fictional account of how Queen Victoria was eventually brought out of her mourning for her dead husband, Prince Albert. It was directed by Jean Negulesco, written and produced by Nunnally Johnson and based on the 1949 novel of the same name by American artillery sergeant and San Francisco newspaperman Theodore Bonnet (1908–1983). It stars Irene Dunne, Alec Guinness and Andrew Ray.
|Directed by||Jean Negulesco|
|Screenplay by||Hilda Grenier|
|Based on||The Mudlark|
by Theodore Bonnet
|Produced by||Nunnally Johnson|
|Edited by||Thelma Connell|
|Music by||William Alwyn|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|Box office||$1 million (US rentals)|
"Mudlarks" were street children who survived by scavenging and selling what they could find on the banks of the River Thames. The film was a hit in Britain and made an overnight star of Andrew Ray, who played the title character.