TV Movie | TV-14 | | Action, Adventure, History
Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.
Screenwriter Nigel Kneale said of his adaptation of Bernard Cornwell's novel: "I didn't use much of [the book]. I used the first ten pages, I think. Then I had an idea which would be more fun to do. It was all about magic by the time I was through with it."
They're thieve takers, so that makes them thieves themselves.
Rifleman Harris: Well, Skillicorn! He doesn't say much but when he does you have to listen.
When Provost Lieutenant Ayres salutes Sharpe in the village he saluted as an American not British.
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