Retired engineer Fred Booth has a very religious but very sick wife and is in need of money. He meets wide boy Artie Ward who pays him to make guns, which Fred genuinely believes to be ... See full summary »

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Garfield Morgan ...
Roy Sone ...
Arthur Ward
Clifford Kershaw ...
Fred Booth
Anne Dyson ...
Lilly Booth
Alan David ...
Blakeney
Mona Hammond ...
Ann Robson
George Tovey ...
Len Watters
Julian Littman ...
Jeremy Clarke
Steven Pacey ...
PC McKenna
Max Mason ...
PC Adler
Douglas Anderson ...
Faith Healer
Perry Balfour ...
1st Youth
Angela Phillips ...
1st Girl Robber
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Retired engineer Fred Booth has a very religious but very sick wife and is in need of money. He meets wide boy Artie Ward who pays him to make guns, which Fred genuinely believes to be replicas, but they are in fact the real thing and Artie sells them to kids who use them to hold up small businesses. When an off-duty policeman is killed by one of these faulty guns along with the youth he was chasing Regan is desperate to find the source. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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6 December 1976 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Ray Winstone, who has a small part of a youth, would go on to play Regan in the film version of "THe Sweeney" in 2012. thirty-seven years later. See more »

Quotes

Det. Chief Insp. Frank Haskins: I'll go round the back.
[Haskins walks off]
Det. Insp. Jack Regan: Huh! Round-the-back Haskins strikes again!
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