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P.J. (1968)

Approved | | Action, Drama, Mystery | 18 January 1968 (Sweden)
Private eye P.J. is reluctant when he gets a new job: he shall protect Maureen Preble, mistress of millionaire Orbeson, mainly from attacks by his wife and her greedy family. In truth ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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P.J. Detweiler
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William Orbison
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Maureen Preble
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Waterpark
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Billings-Browne
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Jason Grenoble
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Betty Orbison
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Linette Orbison
Severn Darden ...
Shelton Quell
Jane Van Duser ...
Elinor Silene (as H. Jane Van Duser)
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Sonny Silene
Barbara Dana ...
Lita
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Charlie (as Herbert Edelman)
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Poppa Gonowski
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Police Lieutenant
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Storyline

Private eye P.J. is reluctant when he gets a new job: he shall protect Maureen Preble, mistress of millionaire Orbeson, mainly from attacks by his wife and her greedy family. In truth Orbeson plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile P.J. falls in love with Maureen and Orbeson's money. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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P.J. is a hundred minutes of murders, brawls, broads and sizzling acting. See more »

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Action | Drama | Mystery

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Approved | See all certifications »
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18 January 1968 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Criss Cross  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Susan Saint James' movie debut. See more »

Goofs

In the film's original opening credit sequence, when Thorson (Ken Lynch) and his two henchmen approach a hotel room from the outside, the doorknob is on the left side. In a close-up shot when the door is being smashed down, the doorknob on the right side. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Otley (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Welcome to St. Crispin
Music by Percy Faith
Lyrics by Philip H. Reisman Jr. (as Philip Reisman Jr.)
Sung by King Charles MacNiles
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Peppard at his best!
17 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie many years ago and it has stuck in my mind. I have always felt that someone made a huge mistake by not having George Peppard reprise this role for a TV series...it was classic George Peppard...definitely at his best. It is my understanding that it has never been released on video, DVD, etc. If someone knows otherwise, I would certainly like to know, too. After all, we don't have George Peppard or Raymond Burr anymore and they were both excellent in this film. The character seemed to be created just for George Peppard and he was certainly up to the challenge. I have seen clips from this movie used in later films (i.e., the scene of the car coming down the mountain with no brakes and him running it along the wall on the right and into garbage cans, etc. on the left). Wish I could see the whole movie again.


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