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The Hi Jackers

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Director  Jim OConnolly
Music director  Johnny Douglas
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Language  English
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime
Cinematography  Walter J. Harvey
Country  United Kingdom
The Hi Jackers movie poster
Release date  December 1963
Writer  Jim OConnolly (original screenplay)
Cast  Anthony Booth (Terry McKinley), Jacqueline Ellis (Shirley), Derek Francis (Jack Carter), Patrick Cargill (Inspector Grayson), Glynn Edwards (Bluey), David Gregory (Pete)
Similar movies  Naked Fury (1959), Glynn Edwards and others appear in The Hi-Jackers and Smokescreen, Clash by Night (1963), Desperate (1947), Bellman and True (1987)

The Hi-Jackers is a 1963 British crime thriller film written and directed by Jim O'Connolly. It stars Antony Booth and Jacqueline Ellis. It was shot in black and white.

Plot

Long-distance lorry driver Terry (Anthony Booth) meets Shirley (Jacqueline Ellis) at a trucker's cafe and gives her a lift. His truck, carrying a valuable shipment of whisky, is then hijacked under cover of a fake road accident. But who tipped off the hi-jackers about the route Terry would take? Police Inspector Grayson (Patrick Cargill) investigates.

Cast

  • Antony Booth as Terry McKinley
  • Jacqueline Ellis as Shirley
  • Derek Francis as Jack Carter
  • Patrick Cargill as Inspector Grayson
  • Glynn Edwards as Bluey
  • David Gregory as Pete
  • Harold Goodwin as Scouse
  • Tony Wager as Smithy
  • Arthur English as Bert
  • Michael Beint as Forbes
  • Tommy Eytle as Sam Reynolds
  • Romo Gorrara as Joe
  • Ronald Hines as Jim Brady
  • Douglas Livingstone as Tim
  • Marianne Stone as Lil
  • Pamela Biniam as person
  • Critical reception

    The Radio Times wrote, "identifying the familiar British faces - Anthony Booth (Tony Blair's father-in-law), Patrick Cargill, Glynn Edwards - is the main point of interest in this very dated movie."

    References

    The Hi-Jackers Wikipedia
    The Hi-Jackers IMDb The Hi-Jackers themoviedb.org


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