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No Place Like Homicide! (1961)

What a Carve Up! (original title)
Ernie's uncle Gabriel has just died but to claim his inheritance he must spend the night in the ancestral home with the rest of his relatives. Before long the guests begin to drop dead.

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Syd Butler
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Ernie Broughton
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Linda Dickson
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Guy Broughton
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Everett Sloane
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Fisk - the Butler
Esma Cannon ...
Aunt Emily
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Malcolm Broughton
Valerie Taylor ...
Janet Broughton
Philip O'Flynn ...
Arkwright / Gabriel Broughton
George Woodbridge ...
Dr. Edward Broughton
Frederick Piper ...
Hearse Driver
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Ernie's uncle Gabriel has just died but to claim his inheritance he must spend the night in the ancestral home with the rest of his relatives. Before long the guests begin to drop dead. Written by John M Doyle

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15 September 1961 (UK)  »

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In this movie, the occupation of Michael Gough's character was a butler - the same occupation as his well-remembered later role as Alfred Pennyworth in the Batman films. See more »

Goofs

Fisk carries a torch to inspect the generator, but the position of his hand varies greatly between shots. See more »

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Remake of The Ghoul (1933) See more »

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Roaming in the Gloaming
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Written by Harry Lauder
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Well worth the long, long wait.....
22 November 2004 | by (Maidenhead, UK) – See all my reviews

I've finally managed to get my hands on a copy of this movie, after searching websites, video stores, and many a failed bid on eBay. And although it's a while since I last watched it, this movie is as good, if not better, than I remember.

Sid James gets the best lines, and delivers them with the consummate ease of a true professional. Kenneth Connor is a bit like his roles in the early Carry On's - but he was very good in them. Throw in a wonderfully sinister Donald Pleasance, the typically statuesque and beautiful Shirley Eaton, and a host of other suitable strange and quirky characters, all locked in a creepy mansion where the guests begin dropping like flies one by one. It all adds up to a marvelous romp - not so much scary as very creepy, very suspenseful, and very, very funny.


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