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The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This ... See full summary »
Dodger Lane (Peter Sellers) has planned the perfect robbery while in prison. He intends to break out of prison, steal a fortune in diamonds, and break back into prison before anyone notices... See full summary »
After the heist of the 'gold of Cairo', an Italian criminal mastermind, impersonating a film director, plans to grab the loot once it's unloaded on the beach of an Italian fishing village where a bogus movie is being filmed.
Cat burglar Henry Clarke and his accomplices, the Moreaus, attempt to steal diamonds from the château of millionaire Salinas. However, Henry's partners in crime aren't the most emotionally stable people.
A tontine is established for twenty boys in 1818 England - a tontine being a kind of insurance wager in which money is invested by each participant, to grow with interest, with the last survivor to get the substantial payout. We watch the group dwindle until only two elderly brothers are left in 1882. One brother is watched by his nephews who will keep him alive at all costs; the other lives in ill health and poverty as the only support of his perpetually confused grandson. Statues and bodies are switched, in the wrong boxes, until everyone is sure that one (or both) of the brothers has died. Now if they can only make it seem as if the other brother died first, over a hundred thousand pounds (in Victorian England, when a pound was a pound) will be theirs. Written by
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Opening the door to leave his brother's house after nearly being hit with a thrown vase, the Ralph Richardson character has two flowers in his left hand; there's then a cut to an exterior shot showing him emerging from the house flowerless. See more »
Oh, I only knew mine vaguely. My father was a missionary. He was eaten by his Bible class.
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The end credits are divided into sections, each preceded by an explanatory phrase as follows: for cast positions 1-9 "members of the tontine who came to untimely ends (in order of disappearance)"; for positions 10-17 "assisted by"; for positions 18-24 "The Finsbury Households"; for positions 25-53 "rest of cast in order of appearance" See more »
Sixties take offs of the Victorian era are usually very entertaining.
All of the clichés of repression and morbidity are always very over the
top and they are here. A woman falls madly in love with a man when she
sees his arms, the salvation army stick their nose into everything. It
is perhaps more insightful into the sixties than anything! This is by
no means a master piece, frankly with such a stellar cast it is rather
disappointing. The script tries too hard to be funny and the gags come
too thick and fast , especially at the end, for the viewer to be able
to follow, certainly it is very unlike the slower, more leisurely pace
of Stevenson's book.
However it is certainly worth watching. If nothing else it contains one
of my favourite lines ever 'Listen to me all you eggs'!
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