Squibs (1935)

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Musical comedy featuring the London flower seller, Squibs, whose work-shy father is continually losing money through betting on horses. Giving her father the money to pay for their annual radio licence, he instead gives it to a man to whom he owed money. Squibs throws him out of the house when she hears this, but the licence is paid by a Yorkshire policeman whom she had met earlier that day while performing a song in the street. Initially antagonistic towards him because he is a policeman, the relationship nevertheless soon develops into romance. Squibs' father gets a job at a turf accountants, but finds himself in trouble when he uses some of the firm's money to make bets on horses - which he loses. The financial problems of both Squibs and her father are resolved by the end when she discovers that she has won a large amount of money on the sweepstake.

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