A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Monday, February 15, 2016
2/15/1980 That Sinking Feeling rises
February 15, 1980. Today saw the release of a strange, but very funny caper movie. That Sinking Feeling
is set in Glasgow, Scotland. There's a recession and four young men are
desperately unemployed. Their plan is to commit one big crime that will
set them up for life. And so they plan to rob ... a warehouse full of
Come to think of it, maybe these guys would be unemployable even in a good economy.
This was supposedly the most low-budget feature film in British history, and it shows. But it is hilarious.