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London at the turn of the century in 1901. Three men are on a mission from the IRA to steal all the gold in the vaults of the Bank of England. Norgate, their leader, discovers the bank's weak spot: an old forgotten sewer straight under the vaults. But they have to deal with captain Fitch, a young but suspicious bank guard. Written by
In his film career, Albert Sharpe only made twelve films, among them the MGM musical Brigadoon. This was his final film. See more »
Capt. Monty Fitch:
There is nothing wrong with soldiering. You see, I'm never called on to think in my profession. And I'd rather like to. Just once. And then I'd know...
Capt. Monty Fitch:
Whether I stay a soldier because there's nothing else I can do, or because I choose to. I'd probably make a fearful hash of it. Thinking I mean.
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Enjoyed this B&W film from the 60's and the great acting of Aldo Ray,(Norgate),"Terror Night",'87, who planned a very interesting bank robbery which I thought could never be accomplished. Elizabeth Sellars,(Iris Muldoon),"Jet Storm",'59, gave a great supporting role trying to give aid and good judgment to a bunch of robbers in a back breaking bank robbery! Peter 0'Toole(Captain Fitch," Troy",'04, was an outstanding military officer who had a keen sense of alarm when the gaslights started to dim in the passageways. I never saw bank robbers who took on such a horrible way about robbing a bank, my back was giving me trouble after viewing this picture. If you want to see a very young Peter O'Toole at his best, catch this film on TV sometime!
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