PG | | Adventure, Crime, Drama
England, 1850s. A master criminal aims to rob a train of a large sum of gold. Security is incredibly tight and the task seems an impossible one. However, he has a plan and just the right people to carry it out.
The large banner seen at the Hyde Park, London festivities read: "Crystal Palace Sydenham 2nd June Horticultural Fete Judging of 39 Classes of Plants".
In the year 1855, England and France were at war with Russia in the Crimea. The English troops were paid in gold. Once a month, twenty-five thousand pounds in gold was loaded into strongboxes inside the London bank of Huddleston and Bradford and ...
The second of the bridges that Pierce has to duck under is of an all-metal construction that would not have been used by 1855.
Under the terms of the Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937 all UK versions of the film are cut by 32 secs with edits to a scene where a dog hunts and kills rats in a show arena ('ratting').
$391,942 4 February 1979