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The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 4 September 1960 (USA)
In 1901, a group of IRA members decides to rob the Bank of England in order to finance their movement and to embarrass the British government.

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Storyline

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 Mattias Thuresson

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4 September 1960 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A nap, amikor kirabolták az Angol Bankot  »

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$457,000 (estimated)
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In his film career, Albert Sharpe only made twelve films, among them the MGM musical Brigadoon. This was his final film. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Monty Fitch: The colonel has given me the entire weekend on duty.
Charles Norgate: That's rough.
Capt. Monty Fitch: Bank holiday in the bank.
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A Hard Way to ROB at BANK!
15 October 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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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