Character actor Michael Shannon has been nominated for his second Oscar for his role in the 2016 thriller Nocturnal Animals. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some of the other characters he's played in the past.
During a bank robbery, the manager and a cashier are locked in the strongroom while the crooks escape. Later when the gang realise that their plan to release the pair has gone wrong, they ... See full summary »
Young Elizabeth is left with her relatives, a married couple, while her mother is in hospital. The friendly husband likes her, but the wife hates kids. Her father, an often absent crook on the lam, visits her in secret one day.
After being released from prison, Augie Cortona sets up a blackmail operation, fronted by a model agency. When the authorities get wind of his activities, they send in an undercover police ... See full summary »
Ronnie, earning very little from his own exploits, gathers together a band of villains to carry out a robbery on 'The Flying Scotsman' passenger train. The train is carrying withdrawn bank notes from Scotland to London to be destroyed.
On a seaside holiday, pretty Bristol typist Shirley meets Dan Mackenzie from her local paper. He persuades her that she has what it takes in the world of beauty contests, and so it proves. ... See full summary »
Just watched this movie on UK satellite channel "Movies for Men". Not come across it before and found it quite entertaining. Lee Patterson is always worth a look and it seemed strange to see perennial bit part player Madden in a more major role, albeit in a comparatively minor film. I tend to side with the contributor who suggests that the injury to Madden's arm was sustained when Patterson was cornered in the living room by the six coppers. The violent part of the scene could have been axed by the censors (or even the TV company as it was shown on daytime TV). It would not be the first time either that a TV company has clipped a film to fit into broadcasting schedules. Maybe someone more in the know could put our minds at rest!
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