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Scent of Mystery (1960)

 |  Mystery  |  12 January 1960 (USA)
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A vacationing Englishman (Denholm Elliott) stumbles upon a plot to kill a young American tourist (Beverly Bentley) in Spain.



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Cast overview:
Oliver Larker
Beverly Bentley ...
The Decoy Sally
Baron Saradin
Liam Redmond ...
Johnny Gin
Tommy Kennedy
Peter Arne ...
Robert Fleming
Winifred Jordan
Mary Laura Wood ...
Judith Furse ...
Miss Leonard
Maurice Marsac ...
Michael Trubshawe ...
English Aviator
Juan Olaguivel ...
Truck Driver
Sandra Shahan ...
Billie Miller ...
Constance Walker


A vacationing Englishman (Denholm Elliott) stumbles upon a plot to kill a young American tourist (Beverly Bentley) in Spain.

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Release Date:

12 January 1960 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Holiday in Spain  »

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| (re-release)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

2.59 : 1
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The movie was re-released under the title "Holiday in Spain" without the odors. See more »

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There is a credit for the shoe polish brightening the cast's shoes. See more »


Spoofed in Polyester (1981) See more »


Written by Jordan Ramin
Sung by Eddie Fisher
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21 November 2007 | by (Hollywood) – See all my reviews

I was at the premiere in Hollywood (1960) - A first-date thing ......

Didn't know what to expect .. but the pipe tobacco and peach smells (among SEVERAL more) were astounding! Each time you smelled the perfume... you KNEW something bad was going to happen! .....

I don't know how they did it, maybe a hose or fan mounted on the seat in front of you, but when the scene changed, the smell did too !! NEET!

If I remember correctly, the program LISTED all the smells you would encounter during the film as well.

Needless to say, the food smells probably helped the concession stand because the lines were a mile long !!

My date was NOT impressed... (should have made her buy popcorn!)

Too bad, This film followed the 3-D craze and is now gone.

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