This costume drama set in 18th-century London chronicles the life of the notorious thief Jack Sheppard, who became a legend in his own time for his daring jailbreaks and other astounding feats. Tommy Steele plays Sheppard, a young locksmith who begins his life of crime to save his brother
(William Marlowe) from prison. He's pursued by arch-criminal Jonathan Wild (Stanley Baker), who makes his living setting up thieves in order to collect their bounties. Uneven but packed with adventure.