GB / US
Dir: John Huston
Starring: Paul Newman and Dominique Sanda
A government agent posing as a diamond thief is sent to jail to catch a gang that has been arranging escapes from prison for wealthy criminals
This Anglo-American cold war spy thriller is based on the 1971 novel The Freedom Trap by Desmond Bagley. The film features a scene at Bank station on the Waterloo & City Line with 1940-built Class 487 units, two vehicles of which are numbers 72 and 73. There is a good night shot of a BR green-liveried Class 127 DMU arriving at an unknown Midland main line station with a train for Bedford. The station frontage is also shown.