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The Hi-Jackers (1963)

 |  Crime  |  December 1963 (UK)
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Terry is a self-employed lorry driver. He meets Shirley at a roadside cafe and later offers her a lift. On the way his truck with a valuable shipment of whiskey is hijacked on a quiet ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Booth ...
Terry McKinley
Jacqueline Ellis ...
Shirley
Derek Francis ...
Jack Carter
Patrick Cargill ...
Inspector Grayson
Glynn Edwards ...
Bluey
David Gregory ...
Pete
Harold Goodwin ...
Scouse
Ronald Hines ...
Jim Brady
Marianne Stone ...
Lil
Arthur English ...
Bert
Tony Wager ...
Smithy (as Anthony Wager)
Michael Beint ...
Forbes
Douglas Livingstone ...
Tim
Tommy Eytle ...
Sam Reynolds
Romo Gorrara ...
Joe
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Terry is a self-employed lorry driver. He meets Shirley at a roadside cafe and later offers her a lift. On the way his truck with a valuable shipment of whiskey is hijacked on a quiet stretch of road. How did the hijackers know he was going on that route? Who tipped off the hijackers? Written by <v.mistry@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Yes, a good British B-flick
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Couldn't agree more, with Daniel. This seemed to wane, as you said only when the obligatory love interest came in (which thankfully, there wasn't a lot of). An independent lorry driver (a young Tony 'scouse git' Booth)finds he has been set-up by his co-partner in the business for a hi-jacking. The love interest Jacqueline Ellis, someone he picked up on her way to London, in his lorry, becomes also involved in cracking the gang that too hijacked Booth's lorry and are onto countless others. Watch carefully, when Booth goes to confront his chum, of an old location of 'Lion Wharf' Isleworth in Middlesex, close to Twickenham studios where the studio work was done. Some good character actors, Harold Goodwin, Glynn Edwards and Patrick Cargill as a sarky article cop make it watchable.

However, a basic but good plot, fine acting especially from Tony Blair's son-in-law. Fairly recently released with Reknown Pictures


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