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The Big Scam (1979)

The Big Scam





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In this British caper film, David Niven stars as a criminal mastermind planning a giant bank heist. Richard Jordan co-stars as an American ex-con tapped to oversee the operation. Gloria Grahame, in one of her last roles, masticates the scenery as Jordan's rude-and-crude mom.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
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On DVD: Oct 19, 2005


David Niven
as Ivan (Bernard Drew)
Elke Sommer
as Miss Pelham
Richard Johnson
as Inspector Watford
Michael Angelis
as Pealer Bell
Dicken Ashworth
as Charlie the Chubb
Brian Croucher
as Gregory Peck
Derek Deadman
as Nobby Flowers
Anthony Heaton
as Legs Eleven
Brian Protheroe
as Stan the Spinner
Edward Peel
as Jack Diamond
Ewen Solon
as Commander Ford
Duncan Preston
as Police Car Driver
John Washbrook
as Blakestone
Bruce Boa
as Morgan Stanfield
Roy Boyd
as Security Guard
Joss Ackland
as Prison Warden (uncre...
Michael O'Hagan
as Mr. Beddings
Hugh Griffith
as Sid Larkin
Peter Cartwright
as Major Treadwell
Nicholas Donnelly
as Security Guard
Ian Collier
as Sgt. George
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Blah caper film is overlong without a clear vision of the story it wants to tell and wastes most of its cast. Elke has a nothing part as does Gloria Grahame, who looks the worst she may have in this film. Nice title for a lackluster film.

jay nixon

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