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Who Done It? (1956)

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... See full summary »

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Hugo Dill
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Frankie Mayne
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Zacco
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Det. Inp. Hancock
George Margo ...
Barakov
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Sir Walter Finch
Denis Shaw ...
Professor Otto Stumpf
Frederick Schiller ...
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Jeremy Hawk ...
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Thorley Walters ...
Raymond Courtney
Philip Stainton ...
Jimmy Maddox, Frankie's Agent
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P.C. Roberts
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P.C. Coleman
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Scientist
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Scientist
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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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30 March 1956 (UK)  »

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Blondinen og blodhunden  »

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(Gaumont Kalee) (RCA Sound Recording)

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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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To Know You Is To Love You
(uncredited)
Music by Philip Green
Lyrics by Norman Newell
Sung at the ice show
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Benny's first film shows off the beginnings of his massive comic talent!
1 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Benny Hill as a bumbling Private Eye? Oh yes, and his first film really shows us the beginnings of his massive comedic talents. While it is obviously a low budget production, the slapstick gags & rapid-fire quips will keep any Benny Hill fan in stitches. This film is also a great addition to any collection of his many fans as it reveals the "Funniest Man Alive" before he became so famous on TV. I bought a used DVD of this movie because it was all I could find available, but that's the nice thing about DVD's...they don't wear out like VHS tapes do. Not a film for people who prefer sophisticated, under-played humor, but if you like the 3 Stooges, Abbot & Costello, or Martin & Lewis, you're going to love "Who Done It?".


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