Paul Clifton hires a group of criminals to plan the robbery of the century: the Royal Mail train on the Glasgow-London route.

Crew

  • Director
    Peter Yates
  • Production
    Stanley Baker & Michael Deeley
  • Script
    Edward Boyd, Peter Yates & George Markstein
  • Cinematography
    Douglas Slocombe
  • Editing
    Reginald Beck
  • Music
    Johnny Keating

Cast

  • Stanley Baker
  • James Booth
  • Barry Foster
  • William Marlowe
  • Frank Finlay
  • Clinton Greyn
  • Joanna Pettet
  • George Sewell

Information

  • Origin
    United Kingdom
  • Copy
    Restored version
  • Year
    1967
  • Duration
    1h54
  • Language
    English with French subtitles

Peter Yates
(1929 – 2011)

He started his career as an assistant director. He made his feature debut with the musical Summer Holiday in 1963. His filmography is very diverse, including romance (John & Mary, 1969), war (Murphy’s War, 1971), action film (The Deep, 1977) or thrillers (Bullitt, 1968, Breaking Away, 1972, Eyewitness, 1981…).

Filmography

  • 1998
    Curtain Call
  • 1995
    The Run of the Country
  • 1995
    Roommates
  • 1992
    Year of the Cornet
  • 1989
    An Innocent Man
  • 1988
    The House on Carroll Street
  • 1987
    Suspect
  • 1985
    Eleni
  • 1984
    Krull
  • 1983
    The Dresser
  • 1981
    Eyewitness
  • 1979
    Breaking Away
  • 1977
    The Deep
  • 1976
    Mother, Jugs & Speed
  • 1974
    For Pete's Sake
  • 1973
    The Friends of Eddie Coyle
  • 1972
    The Hot Rock
  • 1971
    Murphy's War
  • 1969
    John & Mary
  • 1968
    Bullitt
  • 1967
    Robbery
  • 1964
    One Way Pendulum
  • 1963
    Summer Holiday

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