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How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957)

 -  Crime | Comedy  -  June 1957 (UK)
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Cast

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Nigel Patrick ...
Henry
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Uncle George
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Edith Clitterburn
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Alice
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Edward
Athene Seyler ...
Grannie
Kenneth Fortescue ...
Albert
Paddy Webster ...
Constance (as Patricia Webster)
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Gilrony
Trevor Reid ...
Inspector Harris
Cyril Luckham ...
Coroner
Johnson Bayly ...
Radio Officer
Martin Boddey ...
Police Sergeant
Kevin Stoney ...
Bar Steward
Anthony Shaw ...
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The movie no niece or nephew can afford to miss!

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Black Comedy par Excellence.
11 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It has been decades since this film, to my knowledge, has been broadcast on British Television. Probably so to stop giving ideas to conniving families, but from what I can remember, it is one of the funniest "black comedies" I have ever seen. If I remember correctly there was a long winded scene involving a poisoned tea-bag which poisoned the wrong person, also when the elderly batty cousin digs out some old cheque books with large amounts paid out in the past, suggesting that as they paid out well before, then surely the cheque book would still be usable. I would relish seeing it again and would sincerely hope it would actually be as funny and enjoyable as I last remember it. See it if you can.


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