About the film
prison jazz band
Band of Thieves
Release Date: August 30, 1962
|Production Companies||:||The Rank Organisation|
|Writers||:||Lyn Fairhurst, Harold Shampan|
A group of prisoners are encouraged to form a jazz band and vow to go straight when they are released to tour the country. However, the trumpets and clarinets are just a cover for a series of robberies. Musical comedy, starring British jazz star Acker Bilk as himself, alongside Jimmy Thompson and Jennifer Jayne.