The Great British Train Robbery (1966)
"Die Gentlemen bitten zur Kasse" (original title)

TV Mini-Series  -   -  Crime | Thriller | Drama
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It is the story of the famous British train robbery from the 1960s, told in almost documentary style from the view of the robbers.

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1966  
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Horst Tappert ...
 Michael Donegan (3 episodes, 1966)
Hans Cossy ...
 Patrick Kinsey (3 episodes, 1966)
Günther Neutze ...
 Archibald Arrow (3 episodes, 1966)
Karl-Heinz Hess ...
 Geoffrey Black (3 episodes, 1966)
Hans Reiser ...
 Tomas Webster (3 episodes, 1966)
Rolf Nagel ...
 Gerald Williams (3 episodes, 1966)
Wolfgang Weiser ...
 Harold McIntosh (3 episodes, 1966)
Harry Engel ...
 George Slowfoot (3 episodes, 1966)
Wolfram Schaerf ...
 Andrew Elton (3 episodes, 1966)
Guenther Tabor ...
 Ronald Cameron (3 episodes, 1966)
Wolfried Lier ...
 Walter Lloyd (3 episodes, 1966)
Franz Mosthav ...
 Alfred Frost (3 episodes, 1966)
Kurt Conradi ...
 Arthur Finnegan (3 episodes, 1966)
Paul Edwin Roth ...
 Peter Masterson (3 episodes, 1966)
Kai Fischer ...
 Inge Masterson (3 episodes, 1966)
Grit Boettcher ...
 Jennifer Donegan (3 episodes, 1966)
Eleonore Schroth ...
 Eileen Black (3 episodes, 1966)
Sylvia Lydi ...
 Suzy Fast (3 episodes, 1966)
Lothar Grützner ...
 Sgt. Robbins (3 episodes, 1966)
Günter Meisner ...
 Smiler Jackson (3 episodes, 1966)
Horst Beck ...
 Twinky (3 episodes, 1966)
Hans-Günter Martens ...
 Narrator (3 episodes, 1966)
Siegfried Lowitz ...
 Dennis MacLeod (2 episodes, 1966)
Albert Hörrmann ...
 Montague (2 episodes, 1966)
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It is the story of the famous British train robbery from the 1960s, told in almost documentary style from the view of the robbers.

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8 February 1966 (West Germany)  »

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(3 parts)

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1.33 : 1
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The original negative of this film was destroyed in the mid-80s when the NDR cleared out its vaults. See more »

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Followed by Hoopers letzte Jagd (1972) See more »

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An Alltime Classic of German TV (minus the annoying score)
22 July 2010 | by (Munich, Germany) – See all my reviews

You have to scan German regional public TV stations carefully to capture one of the occasional replays of this wonderful TV event about the greatest British train robbery that ever was. Again a very German view on British events (we can not only beat them to pieces in the soccer ground !)from Germany with a very German British style (trenchcoats, pubs, inserts from Piccadilly square and greyhound race tracks, even correct left side driving) with the most German actors you can think or and a not so unnerving voice over commenting. Why only a 7: Because the score is basically unnerving "dong dong dong dong do dong dong dong....". Bert Kaempfert could have given them something much better, had they only asked. But if you can get it, don't miss it.


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