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Sinful Davey (1969)

Set in the early 19th Century, Scottish army deserter Davey Haggart (John Hurt) is determined to become a bigger thief and scoundrel than his father, who was also a notorious highwayman until he was hanged at the age of 20.

Teaming up with pickpocket MacNab (Ronald Fraser) as his accomplice, Davey’s exploits include a spot of body-snatching, breaking a man out of Stirling jail, holding up the stagecoach, and robbing the eccentric Duke of Argyll (Robert Morley) who wants to be Davey’s benefactor.

Unfortunately, he is handicapped by the fact that his childhood playmate Annie (Pamela Franklin) is equally determined to track him down, save his soul and marry him.

Nigel Davenport is the Sergeant who pursues Davey through all his endeavours.

Despite being set in Scotland, filming took place in Ireland.

Davey Haggart
John Hurt
Annie
Pamela Franklin
MacNab
Ronald Fraser
Sergeant Richardson
Nigel Davenport
Duke of Argyll
Robert Morley
Jean Carlisle
Fidelma Murphy
Duchess of Argyll
Maxine Audley
Penelope 
Fionnula Flanagan
Sir James Campbell
Donal McCann
Captain Douglas
Allan Cuthbertson
Yorkshire Bill
Eddie Byrne
Boots Simpson
Niall MacGinnis
Jock
Noel Purcell
Mary
Judith Furse
Andrew
Francis De Wolff

Director
John Huston