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Otley (1969)

M  |   |  Comedy  |  8 June 1969 (UK)
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Gerald Otley, a petty thief and garbage rummager, wakes up one morning, after a drunken night on the town, and finds that he is wanted by the police for murder. And that is only the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Gerald Arthur Otley
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Imogen
Alan Badel ...
Sir Alex Hadrian
James Villiers ...
Hendrickson
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Johnson
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Philip Proudfoot
Fiona Lewis ...
Lin
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Albert
James Cossins ...
Geffcock
James Maxwell ...
Rollo
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Lambert
Ronald Lacey ...
Curtis
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Jean
Geoffrey Bayldon ...
Insp. Hewett
Frank Middlemass ...
Bruce
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Gerald Otley, a petty thief and garbage rummager, wakes up one morning, after a drunken night on the town, and finds that he is wanted by the police for murder. And that is only the beginning. While being pursued for a crime he did not commit, he is kidnapped by a group of criminals who suspect him of being involved with double agents. Otley manages to escape, but cannot avoid getting into one near-fatal crisis after another, as police and foreign agents chase after him. It is a wild week of misadventures which Otley will never forget! Written by alfiehitchie

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8 June 1969 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Banditák hálójában  »

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The actual full name of the Otley character played by Tom Courtenay was Gerald Arthur Otley. See more »

Quotes

Gerald Arthur Otley: [trying to dissuade his captors from torturing him] Do what you like with my mind, just leave my precious body alone!
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References The Scalphunters (1968) See more »

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Homeless Bones
Written by Stanley Myers and Don Partridge
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Broad and uneven comedy
13 August 2001 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

Otley contains several inspired scenes with Tom Coutenay at his most outrageous. But, the bad scenes outweigh these moments of inspiration. This is especially true whenever Freddie Jones appears on camera to take over proceedings. His first appearance inspires guffaws. But his relentless clowning grows quickly tedious.


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