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Once Upon a Time in London (2019)

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In the 1930s, organized crime came to England. The Italian Sabinis and English White family in West End dominated the London underworld. Come WWII and Jack "Spot" took over and later Billy Hill.

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Simon Rumley
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Terry Stone ... Jack 'Spot' Comer
Andy Beckwith ... Sonny The Yank
Josh Myers ... Moisha Blueball
Christopher Dunne ... Mr. Felson
Nicholas Gecks Nicholas Gecks ... Judge 1
Leo Gregory ... Billy Hill
Ali Cook ... Odd Legs
Joe Egan ... Bears Breath
Amy Loughton ... Mrs. Bennett
Justin Salinger ... Harry White
Jamie Foreman ... Alf White
Adam Saint ... Mr. Sabini
Andrea Coombs ... Mrs. Pickett
Roger Alborough Roger Alborough ... Mr. Pickett
Holly Earl ... Aggie Pickett
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Storyline

Dramatising the violent reign of two of London's most notorious gangsters, Billy Hill (Leo Gregory) and Jack 'Spot' Comer (Terry Stone), Once Upon a Time in London charts the legendary rise and fall of a nationwide criminal empire that lasted until the mid-fifties and which paved the way for the notorious Kray Twins and The Richardsons. Written by Anonymous

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There can only be one Godfather of London

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Crime

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Trivia

Jack Comer was born Jacob Colmore in Mile End, in the East End of London, England on 12th April 1912 and died 12th March 1996. See more »

Goofs

In a scene set in 1939 there are posters for a concert featuring The Platters and Lonnie Donegan and another advertising "A Visit With Floyd Patterson". Both of these seem to be from the 1960s. See more »

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Featured in Jeremy Vine: Episode #2.59 (2019) See more »

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No bad not great.
1 May 2019 | by stircrazysosSee all my reviews

Billy Hill is a forgotten legend. This film doesn't do him justice. His achievements as a gangster were unsurpassed. Post office robbery, gold bullion robbery diamond mining in SA. Plus he was one that got out at the right time. Film doesn't go deep enough. Just to much knifing and fighting. Billy, Jack and Albert were intelligent crooks. That used their environment to earn. Billy Hill book is a lot better than this bubble gum.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2019 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Once Upon a Time in London See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,567
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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