McVicar (1980)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Biopic [feature], Docudrama  |   Release Date - Aug 1, 1980 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 111 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

The autobiography of British prison-escapee John McVicar is given a no-frills screen treatment herein. Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the Who, plays McVicar, who after breaking out of prison reestablishes himself in London's seamy underworld. Another British singing star, Adam Faith, is second-billed as Probyn. Needless to say, McVicar contains quite a few songs--more than your usual gangster meller, anyway. In addition to starring, Roger Daltrey was one of the film's three producers.




escaped-convict, arrest, British, criminal, public-enemy, underworld