Freelance (1971 film)

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Directed by Francis Megahy
Produced by Francis Megahy
Written by Francis Megahy
Bernie Cooper
Starring Ian McShane
Gayle Hunnicutt
Keith Barron
Alan Lake
Peter Gilmore
Luan Peters
Music by Basil Kirchin
Cinematography Norman Langley
Edited by Arthur Solomon
Distributed by Commonwealth United Entertainment
Release date
  • 1971 (1971)
Running time
91 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Freelance (US title: Con Man) is a 1971 British thriller film starring Ian McShane. It was written and directed by Francis Megahy.[1]


Mitch (McShane) is a London con-artist. When he witnesses a gangland hit, he is forced to lie low whilst trying to carry out his own various schemes. The film offers a portrayal of early 1970s west London.



  1. ^ Overlooked British Gems of the 1970s - Britmovie - British Film Forum

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