Made-for-television movies are distributed in 4:3 small screen. If you wish to receive in-stock items prior to pre-ordered items, you must place separate orders. Of course holding up a train with a dozen masked bandit confederates doesn't equal the near precision complexity that it took to steal gold bullion off a train by three men in stealth. Release dates are subject to change. This is true British gangster filming at its best. If they only knew the real source of his comfort. He seems to have done virtually nothing after this film.
A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. In fact the authorities get wind of some kind of plan in the works and Connery has to make some last minute adjustments to his plan. I hope someone has re-issued this and given it the transfer it deserves. Robbery 1967 This is an online movie guide. The First Great Train Robbery is a stylish caper film set in Victorian Great Britain and the film really captures the look and manner of the period. She compromises one of the key custodians in a Victorian bordello which is the film's humor highlight.
Johny Keating should be up there with the likes of John Barry, John Williams, etc. Those sequences according to the Films of Sean Connery were shot in Ireland which better represented the look of rural 1855 England. There's no big bang, no unnecessary violence, just the pace that tells the story. Check or PayPal payments are required at time of order. The stereo in here is very good for a film almost 30 years old. In fact the first part of the plan which took about a year in preparation was to get duplicates of four keys that unlock the safe on the train where the bullion is transported.
Without commercial breaks, the full movie Robbery has a duration of 114 minutes; the official trailer can be streamed on the Internet. The opening robbery and car chase, from Hatton Garden around central London and out to Maida Vale, is utterly brilliant and that's years before the French Connection or anything like that. With Mission Impossible like precision, Sean Connery, Lesley Anne Down, and Donald Sutherland pull off The First Great Train Robbery, years before Jesse James did it in the American West. It was interesting how Connery gets the idea for the heist in your typical Englishman's club with at least one of the responsible parties for the gold in that very room. Starring Stanley Baker Accident , Joanna Pettet The Group , James Booth Avenging Force , Frank Finlay Shaft in Africa and Barry Foster Frenzy , Robbery is an entertaining and archetypal entry into the genre of British gangster movies. Sutherland handles the whole thing quite well.
In this one Yates gives the audience just enough to paint a picture of a big time robbery, with minimal character development but enough to serve the purpose. However, please contact us if you believe that informative content on this service affects in any way your legal rights. Orders can be canceled and items removed upon request. The music is utterly brilliant, too. Donald Sutherland adds a touch a touch of humor here and there as he and Connery pull off the suspenseful heist. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off. It is about 25,000 pounds in gold bars placed in strongboxes and taken by armed security guards to the railway station.
Sean admitted himself that it was the most dangerous business he ever undertook for any film. Beware that it takes quite awhile before the actual holdup takes place. It's got great suspense as the crew of thieves led by the incomparable Sean Connery makes intricate plans and patiently prepares for the big day, changing and adapting the plan as needed to cope with unexpected obstacles. Olsen, Kim Olsen, Cindy Cowan, Eugene Musso, Kyle Lundberg, Al Corley, Max Wein, Daniel Sherman and Hadeel Reda. Orders are not shipped until complete.
Credit cards are pre-authorized but not captured until we ship the order. There is little in the way of sub-plots; virtually all of the action and plot is part of The Plan. What some won't do for money. The Victorian setting is great; you start to wonder where Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes is, and when he's going to catch these crooks. He gets the dirtiest details of the caper.
All dates are estimates and subject to manufacturer revisions beyond our control. I like heist flicks, and this is the best I've seen so far. Their scenes fairly crackle with witty repartee and sexual innuendo. However, I didn't find any of it boring. A must see for the fans of this classic director, not great but rather good crime movie that they don't make any more.
We are unable to add additional items to pending orders. In fact, if they re-make any British gangster film these days it should be Robbery, not Get Carter or anything like that. . I was stunned to learn that Connery himself did the stunts. Connery has the dangerous part of the caper which calls for him to go from front to back on a moving train. What some will do for the sake of art.