Tuesday, 28 August 2012

1975, Film: Brannigan

Brannigan premièred on March 26, 1975. This British action film set in London, directed by Douglas Hickox, and starring John Wayne and Richard Attenborough, tells the story of a Chicago detective sent to Britain to organise the extradition of an American Mafia boss.

Jim Brannigan (John Wayne) is sent to London to bring back American Mafia boss Ben Larkin (John Vernon) who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of Scotland Yard in order to recapture the gangster...
John Wayne as Lieutenant James Brannigan
Judy Geeson as Jennifer
Main Cast
  • John Wayne as Lieutenant James Brannigan
  • Richard Attenborough as Commander Swann
  • Mel Ferrer as Mel Fields
  • Judy Geeson as Jennifer
  • John Vernon as Ben Larkin
  • Daniel Pilon as Gorman
  • Ralph Meeker as Captain Moretti
  • Lesley Anne Down as Luana
  • Barry Dennen as Julian
  • John Stride as Insp. Michael Traven
  • James Booth as Charlie-the-Handle
  • Arthur Batanides as Angell
  • Pauline Delany as Mrs. Cooper
  • Del Henney as Drexel
  • Brian Glover as Jimmy-the-Bet
  • Don Henderson as Geef
John Wayne (left) and Richard Attenborough (right)


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