A petty crook gallantly consoles wealthy widows and is doing all right in his chosen profession until he meets and falls in love with a lovely baroness, who knows all about get-rich-quick schemes. The crook evolves an ingenious swindle geared to the time differential between New York and Rome and works it on his string of widows, but the baroness takes off with the dough. The crook flees to a mental home to escape the wrath of his victims. Written by
A KIller of a Comedy! About a Con Man, a Cad and a Merry Widow!
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According to Michael Bentine
's, "Memoirs The Long Banana Skin", Bentine started filming a supporting role in this project but was taken ill and replaced by another actor. See more
Ah, that Roberto. But why did he have to cheat?
Debts! More than 160 million lire. And he figured that by gambling with our money he could pay off his debts and us. But...everthing just went pffff!
And that's when he went...over the cliff?
Oh, no. No. He told Sandra about his predicament and she, nice girl that she is, gave him all her jewellery but that went pffff in the same way.
Well, it was decent of Sandra to have given him all her jewellery.
As matters now stand, you'll get back about 2 ...