Half a Sixpence Production Notes


Arthur Kipps, an orphan, lives and works with other apprentices for the cruel draper, Mr. Shalford. After learning that he is inheriting a fortune, Arthur tries to join the upper class and gets engaged to the wealthy Helen Walsingham. Soon, though, Arthur realizes that his true love is his childhood sweetheart, Ann.

Eventually Arthur loses all of his newfound wealth but still marries Ann and lives happily ever after.