Vic Labbett, a violent robber who fled England following a robbery, has now returned from exile but only temporarily. His aim is to pick up the cash from the heist and convert it into diamonds and fly out of the country again. Regan is on to him and although Labbett initially eludes him, a muddy car chase across the air-field leads to his downfall.
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Did You Know?
The title "Poppy" refers to the money, the score. Regan mentions this when he says the crooked banker is being careful, so he doesn't lose any of "the poppy". See more
In the final chase scenes, when the police cars are chasing the robbers' Jaguar over the grassy airfield, copious amounts of mud and spray can be seen in shot, coming from the back of the camera car which is filming them. See more
Det. Sgt. George Carter
[to his driver, Stan, after both being outsmarted by Mrs Labbett whilst tailing her
If you lose her, Stanley, you'll be back mending punctures!
Featured in Call the Cops: The Sweeney
Two Minutes Precisely
Written by Derek Scott
From the album "Sounds Unusual"
Courtesy of De Wolfe Music See more