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Kaleidoscope (1966)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  22 September 1966 (USA)
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Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who ... See full summary »

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Barney Lincoln
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Angel McGinnis
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Inspector 'Manny' McGinnis
Eric Porter ...
Harry Dominion
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Aimes
George Sewell ...
Billy
Stanley Meadows ...
Dominion Captain
John Junkin ...
Dominion Porter
Larry Taylor ...
Dominion Chauffeur
Yootha Joyce ...
Museum Receptionist
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Exquisite Thing
George Murcell ...
Johnny
Anthony Newlands ...
Leeds
Peter Blythe ...
Poker Player
Sean Lynch ...
Poker Player
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Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who scores sensational wins at poker and chemin de fer because he has succeeded in marking the original plates for the backs of all the playing cards manufactured in a plant in Geneva and used in all the gambling joints in Europe. In his gambling depredation, Barney is spotted by Angel McGinnis, the daughter of a Scotland Yard Inspector 'Manny' McGinnis on the lookout for a man to do a job. The inspector enlists Barney's help in playing poker with a shady London character whom Scotland Yard wants to force to financial ruin. Written by alfiehitchie

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From London to the Riviera, a hair-raising tale of gallant love and truly desperate adventure! See more »

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Referenced in What's My Line?: Episode dated 11 September 1966 (1966) See more »

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Flashy, unmemorable star-vehicle...
6 December 2006 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Warren Beatty struggled through a few duds in-between his star-making role in "Splendor In The Grass" and his re-emergence as a superstar in "Bonnie & Clyde". This film, though Warren is good in it, is incredibly slim. The production looks great, there's livelier-than-usual pacing from director Jack Smight, but it's just a puff piece--and not likely to be something Beatty is very proud of. Plot has a scam-artist in Europe breaking into a playing card factory and changing the reverse designs into code (I kid you not) so he can successfully cheat at all the top casinos! Much of the film is exposition, a big build-up to the climax, and supporting players Susannah York and Clive Revill are left without much to do. Flashy outing certainly looks handsome, but it's swinging '60s balderdash. ** from ****


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