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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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Cast

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Sidney James ...
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
Michael Gwynn ...
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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No Place Like Homicide!  »

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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 »

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As the "dead" body of Everett Sloane goes into the fish-pond, he puts out his arms to protect himself. See more »

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Remake of The Ghoul (1933) See more »

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The Best Film Ever!
8 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well being a Sid James fanatic, I'm bound to say this film is good. What I can add to that however, is that it's the best film of over 140 he made. Sid is at his very best in this enchanting comedy/horror. Kenneth Connor also gives his finest performance in my opinion, and the two play off each other superbly. Add a great plot and fine work by the rest of the cast which includes Denis Price and Shirley Eaton and I can guarantee you'll thoroughly enjoy it. I've watched it hundreds of times over the years, and strangely each of my girlfriends over the years also thought it was brilliant - my current girlfriend and I watch it whenever we feel down to cheer ourselves up! Sids biographer said it was probably the best kept secret in his comedy career, adding the film as a whole is an under-valued masterpiece. I couldn't agree more. I won't go into the plot - all I'll say is if you haven't seen it, buy it, watch it, and I know you'll agree with me.


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