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Payroll 1961 PG

105 mins United Kingdom

A decade before Get Carter immortalised the Tyneside-set crime film, Sidney Hayers’ Payroll got the ball rolling. This tough and efficient heist drama, set in Newcastle and Norfolk, stars Michael Craig as member of a gang that commits a partially successful raid on a payroll van, only to turn on each other as the heat mounts. Billie Whitelaw plays the widow of a murdered accomplice.

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Tom Bell

Kenneth Griffith

William Lucas

Billie Whitelaw

Françoise Prévost

Michael Craig




Based on the Book…


PG Contains mild violence and sex references




United Kingdom



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