R | | Crime, Drama
'John McVicar' was a London Bad Boy. He graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest ... See full summary »
McVicar's full name was John George McVicar.
Prison Officer Rabies Pendel:
I suppose you think you got the better of us there. But just remember, kidder, you're in for ten years.
Terry Stokes: Yeah, that's right, Mr. Pendel. But you're in for life, ain't yer?
When McVicar escapes, he is running up the street and you can see the shadow of the camera crew running behind him.
Comment in opening titles: "The prison escape shown in this film is based on true fact. Certain other events and characters have been fictionalised".
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