Sinful Davey

  • 1968
  • Movie
  • M
  • Biography, Comedy

A good cast overcomes the somewhat heavy-handed direction of Huston in this TOM JONES-inspired comedy. Hurt, excellent in one of his first leading roles, is a young Scot of the 1820s who vows to follow his father's profession as highwayman. He hopes, however, to be rather more successful than the old man, who was hanged at age 21 for robbing Morley. Hurt...read more

(Movie Clip) The Condemned Man
Davey (John Hurt) and McNab (Ronald Fraser) are attempting to swipe the corpse of hanged Tom Pepper when they encounter the authorities, in John Husto (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Am A Haggart!
Davey (John Hurt), with new colleague McNab (Ronald Fraser), visits what he considers his family monument, and meets his old friend Annie (Pamela Fran (more…)
(Movie Clip) When Fame Comes
Narration by star John Hurt and Scotttish-inflected title tune sung by the Israeli vocalist Esther Ofarim, opening John Huston's historical comedy Sin (more…)

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  • Review: A good cast overcomes the somewhat heavy-handed direction of Huston in this TOM JONES-inspired comedy. Hurt, excellent in one of his first leading roles, is a young Scot of the 1820s who vows to follow his father's profession as highwayman. He hopes, howev… (more)

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