PG | | Adventure, Crime, Drama
The story of Ian Hamilton, a dedicated nationalist who reignited Scottish national pride in the 1950s with his daring raid on the heart of England to bring the Stone of Scone back to Scotland.
It was only a rock, a big lump of sandstone, you might pass right by it, but to us, it was symbol of our freedom, of our independence. We all knew about it of course, we learned as children how it was the Scottish stone of kings, but they took it ...
Tramlines on Westminster bridge (which is shown from above) were not lifted until 1952, yet the film is set in 1950. Also, double red lines are marked which would not have been painted until much later.
£48,298 (UK) (10 October 2008)