A sleazy film with nonstop violence and little redeeming value. The script by veteran writers Clement and La Frenais was adapted by actor Al Lettieri from Barlow's novel. If all the gratuitous violence were deleted, this film would go by in an instant. Burton is the homosexual leader of a
brutal gang of London thugs. The cops would like to get their hands on him, but he has friends all over and an alibi for every crime. Burton's current amour is McShane, a blackmailing pimp who makes his money by supplying women for the likes of Sinden, a member of Parliament. Burton's
aides-de-camp are Ackland and McKenna. The trio unites to pull off a payroll robbery of a chemica...