Factual error: The Eastcastle Street postal van robbery of 1952 is depicted. The van used in the film was manufactured in 1956. (01:18:13 - 01:19:13)
Factual error: In 1940 3 of Alf White's men are arrested. As they are taken out of the pub they were in Alf and his son stand in the doorway. To their left (viewer's right) are posters for Floyd Patterson (who would have been aged 4 or 5 at the time) and the Platters (formed in 1952) and Lonnie Donegan (started performing 1949). (00:20:03)
20th Mar 2018
17th Nov 2017
Factual error: In the last 20 minutes of the film the title character is shown in London at a bomb site. A double decker bus is in a crater. The bus is painted in the correct livery. Unfortunately it is of a type that was not manufactured until after the war. It is a post-war RT type. Pre-war versions had a small box in the centre of the roof, at the front, which carried the route number. Driver's cab side window curved down towards the front and front window curved down towards the side. The bus in the film has none of these features.
27th Oct 2017
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