Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of Scotland Yard in order to recapture this mobster with both A price tag on his head and a stuffy old London cop to contend with. Written by
Christopher D. Ryan <email@example.com>
Big Jim Brannigan takes on London - Chicago Style !
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Did You Know?
The film contains a unique piece of footage of the inside of the Garrick Club (known as the actors' club) which traditionally does not allow cameras and was only agreed to as Richard Attenborough
was a long-term member. In the scene in which Brannigan and Commander Swann are at the bar in the Garrick Club, on the wall behind them are portraits of Laurence Olivier
and John Gielgud
, both in Garrick Club ties. See more
When Fields leaves the hotel in his Rolls Royce on his way to St Pancras Station, the police follow him in a silver Ford Escort, registration NHK 271M, which is a genuine registration for this make and color of car according to the DVLA database. However when the Escort is next seen, still with the same occupants, following the van that Fields has stuck the tracking device onto, the number-plate shows a fictitious registration NHK 371M (371, rather than 271), in hand-drawn lettering. See more
Kinda strange, having a couple of cops advise you on what's in your client's best interest.
Knock it off, Brannigan. If Larkin's friends in Chicago find out I'm in bed with the Yard, they'll part my hair with a blowtorch!
Several of the actors who played minor parts are listed by actor's name in the opening titles but are not listed by actor's name and character's name in the closing credits. See more
Referenced in The Enforcer
Let the Sunshine In
Music by Galt MacDermot
Lyrics by Gerome Ragni
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