Buster is a small time crook who pulls a big time job. When he finds that the police will not let the case drop, he goes into hiding and can't contact his wife and child. He arranges to meet them in Mexico where he thinks they can begin again, but finds that he must choose between his family and freedom.
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The greatest train robber of all time.
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Did You Know?
In Phil Collins
' autobiography "Not Dead Yet", he says plans were for him to wear a prosthetic nose in the first few scenes before it was removed. This was to reflect the real-life Buster's plastic surgery to change his appearance after his crimes. Producers eventually abandoned the idea after rehearsals began. See more
Buster and June's daughter Nicky was two years old in 1963. However, in the movie, she is clearly old enough to be in school. See more
[addressing the audience. He is now a florist near Waterloo Bridge, several years after his release in 1980
You know, I've still got that dream...
[overhearing him, with a cup of hot chocolate
Buster, don't start that again!
Well, I know it's still there.
[Buster and June walk off chatting about seeing their daughter Nikki who is now adult, and Buster looks at the camera, and his face is framed onto an envelope, when the credits start
Buster Edwards never got the deal he hoped for. On the 9th December 1966 he was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for conspiring to rob Her Majesty's Royal Mail Train. See more
The initial U.S. release of this film had its running time cut from 102 minutes to 94 minutes by its U.S. distributor, Hemdale Films. The subsequent video release by HBO Home Video was based on this edited version, however, a more recent release by MGM Home Video includes the complete film uncut. See more
A Groovy Kind of Love
Performed by Phil Collins
Composed by Toni Wine
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
Courtesy of EMI Music
Published by (c) 1965 Screengems-EMI Music Inc.
Sub-published by Screengems-EMI Music Ltd. See more