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Hugo Dill
Belinda Lee ...
Frankie Mayne
David Kossoff ...
Zacco
Garry Marsh ...
Det. Inp. Hancock
George Margo ...
Barakov
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Sir Walter Finch
Denis Shaw ...
Professor Otto Stumpf
Frederick Schiller ...
Gruber
Jeremy Hawk ...
Himself
Thorley Walters ...
Raymond Courtney
Philip Stainton ...
Jimmy Maddox, Frankie's Agent
Warwick Ashton ...
P.C. Roberts
Stratford Johns ...
P.C. Coleman
Nicholas Phipps ...
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This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has Benny leaving his job as a sweeper after winning some money. He becomes a private detective and investigates a plot to assassinate British scientists. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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27 July 1956 (Finland)  »

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Blondinen og blodhunden  »

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When the heroine tosses a villain out the window, you can see he's being held up by a wire. Then, as he goes through it, the stuntman accidentally destroys the paper "wall" over the window. See more »

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Jingle Bells
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Written by James Pierpont
Arranged by Philip Green
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All Downhill
27 May 2012 | by (london) – See all my reviews

when this film was made Benny Hill was a rising TV star and Ealing Stucios was about to close down to turn over to BBC TV.It is difficult to believe that T.E.B.Clarke could turn out such an inane unfunny script as this.Maybe they were looking to Hill as a sort of lowbrow Alce Guiness to try and replicate his success in "Kind Hearts And Coronets".There is a very distinguished cast of supporting actors.however even such an expert comedy actor as Garry Marsh is reduced to hamming it up to try and extract laughs from the feeble script.It is interesting to note that this was Hills one and only starring effort in film.In his other films he was part of a supporting cast.Maybe if he had been allowed to write this film it would have been a lot funnier.It couldn't have been worse.


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