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7 Ratings

The Little Kidnappers

The Kidnappers

Directed by Philip Leacock
United Kingdom, 1953
Drama, Romance, Family


Harry and Davy are two orphans living with their grandparents in Nova Scotia. Their autocratic grandfather gives them a “spare the rod spoil the child” kind of upbringing. All the boys really want is a dog, all the other kids have them, but their grandfather won’t let them have one.

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The Little Kidnappers Directed by Philip Leacock

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1955 | Winner: Honorary Award

National Board of Review

1954 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

BAFTA Awards

1954 | 3 nominations including: Best British Actor

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