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The Great British Train Robbery 

Die Gentlemen bitten zur Kasse (original title)
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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 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
Günther 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
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 Inge Masterson 3 episodes, 1966
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 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
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 Smiler Jackson 3 episodes, 1966
Horst Beck ...
Hans-Günter Martens ...
 Narrator 3 episodes, 1966
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 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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top thriller based on true facts
17 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

The first time I saw it on TV was on German TV in 1966, and after having seen it several times, I was lucky to buy the series of 3 episodes on DVD.

The documentary style in which it is presented makes clear that this great trainrobbery really has happened and one can hardly believe that there is any fiction in it. The actual facts were frontpage news; not only in the UK, but in many countries.

The acting crew - with some of the finest German actors - did a fabulous job.

It still keeps on fascinating me; the 3 episodes ... I mostly want to see them all in one evening. Probably every year I'll watch it over and over again.


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