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Robbery (1967)

A group of British criminals plans the robbery of the Royal Mail train on the Glasgow-London route.

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Peter Yates
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stanley Baker ... Paul Clifton
Joanna Pettet ... Kate Clifton
James Booth James Booth ... Inspector George Langdon
Frank Finlay ... Robinson
Barry Foster ... Frank
William Marlowe ... Dave Aitken
Clinton Greyn Clinton Greyn ... Jack
George Sewell ... Ben
Glynn Edwards ... Squad Chief
Michael McStay Michael McStay ... Don
Martin Wyldeck ... Chief constable
Rachel Herbert Rachel Herbert ... School teacher
Patrick Jordan Patrick Jordan ... Freddy (as Patrick Jordon)
Barry Stanton ... Car Lot owner
Kenneth Farrington ... Seventh Robber (as Ken Farrington)
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Storyline

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 <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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See how 26 men took 25 minutes to steal $10,000,000,00! See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1967 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Überfall See more »

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Production Co:

Oakhurst Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The location used for the house of Paul (Stanley Baker) and Kate (Joanna Pettet) Clifton, in the scene at the end of the film where the policeman knocks on the door and Kate answers, was Stanley Baker's own house, 7 Queensmere Road, Wimbledon Park. Baker later sold the house and grounds to be redeveloped as the present-day Thursley Gardens. See more »

Goofs

When Robinson (Frank Finlay) is getting into Clifton (Stanley Baker's) car, after seeing his wife and child in the park, the sound recordist, wearing a black suit and headphones, can be seen reflected in the car window. See more »

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Classic Sixties caper movie.
1 December 1998 | by lamptonSee all my reviews

Robbery is based upon the 1963 Great Train Robbery and is a far better account than 1988's "Buster". Stanley Baker and George Sewell take top honours in a brilliant crime film and one which is criminally underated.


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