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Roger Tweakham
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Genevieve Gerard
Ronald Squire ...
Marberry
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Theora
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Sir Horace Hogg
Howard Marion-Crawford ...
Baggott
Dorothy Alison ...
Mrs. Tweakham
Miles Malleson ...
Mr. Blucher
Richard Wattis ...
Worthington
Joan Sims ...
Lady Barber
Irene Handl ...
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Charles Carson ...
Judge
Harry Locke ...
Tobacconist
Martin Boddey ...
Detective
Colin Morris ...
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Spoiler: Roger Tweakham, a married accountant leading a hum-drum life gets involved with a motivating model, 'tweaks' the books of a stocking-factory whose owner he likes so it will show a 'paper' profit and stave off bankruptcy, and then juggles the books of a rival firm, whose owner he detests, to show it, on paper, teetering on the edge of ruin. His book-cooking is soon discovered, but by buying the stocks of the first one and then the other, he finds himself in control of both. After a tangle with the law and a farce of a trial, he takes over both operations, merges the two, with the former owners as his partners, kisses the model goodbye and returns to his unsuspecting wife. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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