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The Man from the Diners' Club (1963)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  20 May 1963 (Sweden)
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An employee at Diner's Club issues a credit card to a well-known mobster and has to retrieve it in order to keep his job.

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Ernest Klenk
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Sugar Pye
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Lucy
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Foots Pulardos
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Mr. Martindale
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Bea Frampton
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Claude Bassanio
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George
Jay Novello ...
Mooseghian
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Ella Trask
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An employee at Diner's Club issues a credit card to a well-known mobster and has to retrieve it in order to keep his job.

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The wildest screen comedy of the year!

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Comedy

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20 May 1963 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Der Mann vom Diners Club  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sydney Carton, the man with the different-sized feet whom Foots Pulardos (Telly Savalas) plans to kill and pass off as his own corpse, is a reference to the character Sydney Carton in Charles Dickens's novel "A Tale of Two Cities", who meets his fate under identity-swapping circumstances. See more »

Goofs

In the closing chase scene, when the boss pulls away from the church, several crew members are reflected in the side of the car, including someone wearing very white shoes. See more »

Quotes

Spinster: There's a dumb body in my dead waiter!
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Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
(1850) (uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
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Last Kaye Starring Film
5 September 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is Danny Kaye's last starring comedy, and like the last films of many comedians, it is quite sad. Frank Tashlin's film is much better suited to someone like Jerry Lewis. Kaye is completely out of place in the film. The true scene stealer of this film is Telly Savalas. In this film, Kojak has hair and plays the villain. And what a fine villain he is! But where are the musical specialties for Kaye? There is not one. Kaye was a comedian who depended on facial expressions, funny sounds, and musical patter. Here, he is expected to be a slapstick comedian. "On the Double", Kaye's previous film is a masterpiece next to this.


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