The Cracksman. Ernest Wright (Charlie Drake). Copyright: Associated British Picture Corporation.

The Cracksman

1963 British comedy film an unwilling criminal. Stars Charlie Drake, George Sanders, Dennis Price, Nyree Dawn Porter, Eddie Byrne and others.

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The Cracksman DVD trailer

This hugely endearing crime caper stars Charlie Drake as a mild-mannered locksmith whose talents land him in hot water when he's recruited by a criminal gang; Nyree Dawn Porter is the beautiful girl who spells his downfall, with Oscar winner George Sanders as rival crime boss 'the Guv'nor' opposite Dennis Price (Kind Hearts And Coronets's villainous aristocratic outcast).

Featuring: Charlie Drake (Ernest Wright), George Sanders (The Guv'nor), Dennis Price (Grantley), Nyree Dawn Porter (Muriel).