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The Big Job (1965)

85 min | Comedy, Mystery

An inept gang of bank robbers, led by George The Brain, are caught and sentenced to 15 years hard labour each. When they are released from prison they start out to collect the money they had stolen and which George had hidden in a hollow ...See moreAn inept gang of bank robbers, led by George The Brain, are caught and sentenced to 15 years hard labour each. When they are released from prison they start out to collect the money they had stolen and which George had hidden in a hollow tree during the chase in which they were caught. The only trouble is that the tree was in the middle of a lonely lane when they were imprisoned; now, 15 years later, the tree is in the backyard of a Police Station... Written by Rhino See less
Writers
Talbot Rothwell (screenplay) | John Antrobus (from an original story)
Composer
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Editor
Rod Nelson-Keys (as Rod Keys)
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Updated Oct 5, 1965

Release date
Oct 15, 1965 (United Kingdom)

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34 cast members
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Sidney James
George Brain George Brain   See fewer
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Sylvia Syms
Myrtle Robbins Myrtle Robbins   See fewer
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Dick Emery
Frederick 'Booky' Binns Frederick 'Booky' Binns   See fewer
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Joan Sims
Mildred Gamely Mildred Gamely   See fewer
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Lance Percival
Timothy 'Dipper' Day Timothy 'Dipper' Day   See fewer
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Jim Dale
Harold Harold   See fewer
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Edina Ronay
Sally Gamely Sally Gamely   See fewer
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Deryck Guyler
Police Sergeant Police Sergeant   See fewer
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Reginald Beckwith
Register Office Official Register Office Official   See fewer
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Michael Ward
Undertaker Undertaker   See fewer
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Brian Rawlinson
Henry Blobbitt Henry Blobbitt   See fewer
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Frank Forsyth
Bank Cashier Bank Cashier   See fewer
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Frank Thornton
Bank Official Bank Official   See fewer
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Wanda Ventham
Dot Franklin Dot Franklin   See fewer
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Peter Jesson
Ernest Ernest   See fewer
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Michael Graham
Boy on Bench Boy on Bench   See fewer
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Penelope Lee
Girl on Bench Girl on Bench   See fewer
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Fred Griffiths
Dustman Dustman   See fewer
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Gertan Klauber
Milkman Milkman   See fewer
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Patrick Allen
Narrator (uncredited) Narrator (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Bailey
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Cornelius
Workman (uncredited) Workman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh Elton
Man in Court (uncredited) Man in Court (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Henry
Barman (uncredited) Barman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Hilsdon
Member of Police Choir (uncredited) Member of Police Choir (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dickey Luck
Mourner (uncredited) Mourner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Machon
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Price
Man in Court (uncredited) Man in Court (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Rooney
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Sharp
Mourner in Limousine (uncredited) Mourner in Limousine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Snell
Man in Court (uncredited) Man in Court (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reg Thomason
Member of Police Choir (uncredited) Member of Police Choir (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Wadham
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.5 / 10 | 607 votes