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A kindly shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop of dusty treasures. Evicted and with no way to pay his debts, he and his granddaughter flee.
Oh so Dickensian tragedy, made for ITV (UK); so hammy, schmaltz was oozing from the corners of the screen. Derek Jacobi is competent, but I didn't use up any Kleenex watching this tearjerker.