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The Best House in London (1969)

 -  Comedy  -  June 1969 (UK)
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In Victorian London, the British Government attempts a solution to the problem of prostitution by establishing the world's most fabulous brothel.

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Benjamin Oakes / Walter Leybourne
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Josephine Pacefoot
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Sir Francis Leybourne
Dany Robin ...
Babette
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Count Pandolfo
John Bird ...
Home Secretary
William Rushton ...
Sylvester Wall
Bill Fraser ...
Inspector MacPherson
Maurice Denham ...
Editor of 'The Times'
Wolfe Morris ...
Chinese Trade Attache
Martita Hunt ...
Headmistress
Arnold Diamond ...
Hugh Burden ...
George Reynolds ...
Jan Holden ...
Lady Dilke
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In Victorian London, the British Government attempts a solution to the problem of prostitution by establishing the world's most fabulous brothel.

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From top to bottom ... it's the best place in town !

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Aquela Casa em Londres  »

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The last feature film of Martita Hunt. See more »

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Referenced in The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970) See more »

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MY LITTLE PUSSY
by Ronnie Cass and Peter Myers
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Worst British film I ever saw
6 December 2011 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

I am a fan of British films. I also fondly remember many great British movies from the 60s. I wondered why I couldn't remember this one. now I know- it is terrible!

After the first ten minutes the plot is so muddled that the average viewer will give up.

I stuck with this hoping it would get better. By the middle, I was completely confused and bored. It seems every stereotypical character from the Victorian era is thrown in.

I was half expecting to see Sherlock Holmes. It's true that this movie mixes historical characters with fictional ones without regard to the era. Dickens appears along with those from a later period. But you won't notice. By that time you'll be bored or asleep.

There are a few scenes that really offended me, such as the one with the little girl singing the stupid song. I am surprised that TCM put this on in the daytime.

Stay away.


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