Comic U.K. concoction inspired by the life and crimes of 19th-century Scottish highwayman David Haggart stars John Hurt in the title role, as the young thief determined to follow his father's path to criminal infamy. Unfortunately, he's saddled with a fetching childhood friend (Pamela Franklin) who's just as determined to bail him out at every turn. Robert Morley, Nigel Davenport, Ronald Fraser, Fidelma Murphy co-star under John Huston's direction. 95 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.