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The Brink's Job, Movie, 1978 IMDB

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Also known as:

  • Big Stickup at Brink's
  • Das große Dings bei Brinks (Germany)
  • El mayor robo del siglo (Spain)
  • Têtes vides cherchent coffres pleins (France)
  • Pollice da scasso (Italy)

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Bonnascope ES

2011-06-28 16:36

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Shooted in Massachusetts.
The story took place in 1938 and between 1944 and 1950.

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-- Last edit: 2011-06-28 17:00:18

garco NL

2011-06-28 20:12

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Bonnascope, maybe you can highlight the car which the picture is for (on pictures with more than one car on it).
But a comment is also OK, car on the right, car on the lift, green sedan etc... :)

Bonnascope ES

2011-06-28 21:32

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garco wrote Bonnascope, maybe you can highlight the car which the picture is for (on pictures with more than one car on it).
But a comment is also OK, car on the right, car on the lift, green sedan etc... :)


Ok, no problem. ;)
Thanks!

Bonnascope ES

2011-06-28 21:32

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All the captured cars are probably from the States?

garco NL

2011-06-28 23:09

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Bonnascope wrote

Ok, no problem. ;)
Thanks!


Great!

jpts AU

2015-09-25 13:51

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Bonnascope wrote Shooted in Massachusetts.
The story took place in 1938 and between 1944 and 1950.

[Image: pdvd000z.6007.jpg]




The film also tells the story of the Great Boston Brink's Robbery that occurred at Brink's Security Building on the corner of Prince and Commercial Street in the North End of Boston on night of the 17th January 1950.

During the heist, one of the robbers' hat kept falling off and had been left at the scene and also, the robbers overlooked one of the boxes, in that box was the payroll for the General Electric Company, totaling over $800,000.

The heist had netted over $2.5 million; ($1,218,211.29 in cash and $1,557,183.83 in money orders, checks and other security bonds).

The men who were involved in the robbery were involved in various crimes, these were:

Joseph McGinnis- Liquor Store owner and former armed robber, had multiple convictions for armed robbery and narcotics and was later, the organizer of the robbery, later .

Anthony Pino- Known as Fats; Italian-born armed robber and burglar, was responsible for several burglaries and robberies throughout Massachusetts and was the mastermind for the robbery, was later taken into custody awaiting his deportation hearing on the 12th January 1953.

James O'Keefe- Known as Specs; Standover man and burglar, was one of the musclemen for the robbery, fled Boston after the robbery and was arrested at Towanda, Pennsylvania for firearms and clothing possession stolen in burglaries at Kane and Coudersport, Pennsylvania in June 1950, released in 1954 and was shot and wounded by Underworld hitman; Elmer "Trigger" Burke at Dorchester, Massachusetts on the 16th June 1954, later named those involved in the robbery and was convicted of the robbery on the 9th October 1956 and sentenced to ten years imprisonment, released in 1966, died in hospital in Los Angeles, California on the 27th March 1976.

Stanley Gusciora- Known as Gus; O'Keefe's associate and standover man, was one of muscle for the robbery, later fled Boston with O'Keefe after the robbery and was also arrested with O'Keefe at Towanda.

Henry Baker- Armed robber, was on parole from prison from the Norfolk Prison Colony in Norfolk, Massachusetts, was later the locksmith for the robbery and had provided keys for robbery.

Vincent Costa- Tony Pino's brother in law, was the getaway driver who drove the stolen Ford pickup.

Adolph Maffie- Known as Jazz;

Thomas Richardson- Known as Sandy;

Michael Geagan- Known as Vinnie;

-- Last edit: 2020-06-05 09:43:30

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