A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off. Written by
John Vogel <email@example.com>
It made headlines when it happened! It made history when it succeeded!
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Did You Know?
The train robbery scenes were filmed at Theddingworth on the Rugby - Market Harborough - Peterborough line. This route had been closed in June 1966 and the tops of the rails were already rusty, so the film crew had to clean and polish them using mops and brushes at the start of filming to make it look as if the rails were still in use. See more
When the traffic warden puts the gas canister in the car a white cable can be seen from above whatever it was. See more
Referenced in The Projectionist
Born to Lose
Written by Johnny Keating
and Tommy Scott
Performed by Jackie Lee See more