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No Place Like Homicide! (1961)
"What a Carve Up!" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  1963 (Austria)
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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.

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Ernie Broughton
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Linda Dickson
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Everett Sloane
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Guy Broughton
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Fisk - the Butler
Valerie Taylor ...
Janet Broughton
Esma Cannon ...
Aunt Emily
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Dr. Edward Broughton
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Malcolm Broughton
Philip O'Flynn ...
Arkwright / Gabriel Broughton
Timothy Bateson ...
Porter
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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The film is heavily referenced in Jonathan Coe's 1994 novel "What a Carve Up!" See more »

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We see Ernie proof-reading the (fictional) novel "The Fiend of the Second Floor Flat" but the spine of the paperback used as the mock-up doesn't match this title. See more »

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The darkest light
29 June 2012 | by (Tuxford, England) – See all my reviews

Reviewing something like What a Crave Up! is naturally difficult, anyone who has seen it once will know how special it is and anyone who hasn't will take some persuading that a low-budget, black and white picture from '61 can really be that great. Especially one that has slipped through the cracks and has to be found. Just reading the cast list is a joy and catching Dennis Price before the great decline should never be underestimated. It's will be no surprise that Sid and Kenneth work wonderfully together, but it will be that Timothy Bateson and Frederick Piper both steal scenes from them and don't even look like they're trying. Adam wanders in at the end and is uncredited but as charming as ever and it all ends as it has to end. If anyone tries to convince me that a long forgotten film is really a hidden gem, I'm immediately suspicious: don't be as stupid as me.


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