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Meet Mr. Callaghan (1954)

| Crime, Drama | June 1954 (UK)
Direputable Private Detective Slim Callaghan is hired to investigate a murder and a will change in London.



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Complete credited cast:
Slim Callaghan (as Derrick de Marney)
Harriette Johns ...
Cynthia Meraulton
Peter Neil ...
William Meraulton
Mayola Verville
Larry Burns ...
Trevor Reid ...
Det. Inspector Gringall
Jeremy Meraulton
Roger Williams ...
Bellamy Meraulton
Frank Henderson ...
Paul Meraulton
Frank Sieman ...
Police Sgt. Fields
Effie Perkins
Jenny Appleby
Michael Partridge ...
Mike Jengel
Brenda Gay ...
William Meraulton's Secretary
Robert Adair ...
August Meraulton


Direputable Private Detective Slim Callaghan is hired to investigate a murder and a will change in London.

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Release Date:

June 1954 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Callaghan, o aristrokratis detective  »

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1.37 : 1
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This was intended to be the first in a series See more »


Slim Callaghan: What would I be doing, wandering around a bunch of stiffs, early in the morning?
Darky: If you thought you'd get anything by it, you'd sit up all night in a sewer double-crossing the rats.
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Derrick De Marney is the worst actor
30 July 2014 | by See all my reviews

Derrick De Marney is the worst actor i have ever seen in my entire life, he reads his lines like he is talking about the most boring things in the world, this guy (not actor) could cure insomnia, i would loved to watch the film it sounded interesting but 5 minutes of his pathetic acting is all i could stand. He is like one of these 60's gay actor is given the job just because he is gay rather than having any acting skills, i find it hard to believe he has been to any acting school at all, other than his school play & probably put all the parents into a coma. Just what the director was thinking about casting him is beyond belief just looking at the daily shoots should have told him he is totally miscast, private detective? he looks more like a party nerd or insufferable bore.

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