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The Trygon Factor (1966)

M | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | May 1967 (UK)
Scotland Yard Superintendent Cooper-Smith investigates the suspicious looking Emberday estate where the Emberday family and an order of nuns reside.

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Supt. Cooper-Smith
Susan Hampshire ...
Trudy Emberday
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Hubert Hamlyn
Cathleen Nesbitt ...
Livia Embarday
Brigitte Horney ...
Sister General
Sophie Hardy ...
Polly
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Sir John (voice)
Siegfried Schürenberg ...
Sir John - German Version
Eddi Arent ...
Emil Clossen
Diane Clare ...
Sister Claire
James Culliford ...
Luke Embarday
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Colin Gordon ...
Dice
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White Nun
Richardina Jackson ...
Black Nun
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A Scotland Yard detective is investigating a string of robberies and a murder, and the information he uncovers leads him to the estate of a wealthy but strange English family, who share their mansion with a group of nuns. The detective comes to suspect that neither the family nor the nuns is quite what they seem to be. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Although mentioned in some German Edgar Wallace books, Terry-Thomas did not appear in this movie as "Thompson", neither in the original English nor in the German version of it. The role was played by Allan Cuthbertson. See more »

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Referenced in Lukas: Mann und Maus (1998) See more »

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The Trygon Factor
27 March 2000 | by (Budapest, Hungary) – See all my reviews

A Scotland Yard inspector is called on to investigate a series of unsolved robberies and the death of her lady colleague previously tracking down the case, and ends up at the country manor of an eccentric noble English family, sharing their castle with a mysterious sisterhood.

Crazily convoluted thriller that also mixes several styles from crime and action to romance and black comedy, and is peopled by mainly dislikable eccentrics. Eventually, somehow all these elements combine to produce an enjoyable rehash of Edgar Wallace and a general air of slickness and competence.


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