is a 1972
film directed by Douglas Hickox
and shot in London
. It is a violent crime thriller starring Oliver Reed
as Harry Lomart, a convicted murderer, and Ian McShane
as Birdy Williams, as two convicts planning a breakout. Before the two men can abscond to another country, Lomart gets word that his wife Pat Lomart (Jill St. John
) has been having an affair with another man and has become pregnant with his child. The two men had made plans to lie low after their escape from jail, but Lomart decides to find and kill his wife and the man she has been seeing. Edward Woodward
plays a police inspector, Milton, the man assigned to catch the two escaped convicts.
The soundtrack was composed by Stanley Myers. It was released by Finders Keepers Records in 2007.