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Set against an appealingly sunny Sicilian backdrop, the film finds Simon Templar, an elegant thief and ethical busybody, outraged when a British banker is murdered after he recognizes an old colleague-turned-Mafia kingpin.
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Amidst the pub sing-songs and bombsites and with slums giving way to high-rise flats, life in Bethnal Green is changing for the Flints. Dad may decide to quit the docks and their daughter ... See full summary »
While driving one evening, Harold Pelham appears possessed and has a car accident. While on the operating table, there even appears to be two heartbeats on the monitor. When he awakes, Pelham finds his life has been turned upside-down: he learns that he now supports a merger that he once opposed, and that he apparently is having an affair. People claim they have seen him in places that he has never been. Does Pelham have a doppelganger - or is he going insane? Written by
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This film was released thirteen years after its source novel, "The Strange Case of Mr. Pelham" by Anthony Armstrong, had been published, and fifteen years after that novel's source story, "The Case of Mr. Pelham", written also by Armstrong, had been used for an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955). See more »
Whilst Pelham drives his Rover through London during the opening credits, in some shots the car has black number plates and in others it has reflective white/yellow ones. See more »
Espionage isn't all James Bond on Her Majesty's Secret Service. Industry goes in for it too, you know.
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"(By permission of The Royal Shakespeare Co.)" underneath Hildegard Neil's name in the end credits. See more »
A fascinating story - a man haunted by his doppelganger - and Roger Moore's excellent performance(s) make this film worth seeing, even though it overelaborates its point somewhat (the situation becomes clear to us long before Moore figures it out). Still, what we have here is an example of how a good movie can be produced on a relatively low budget, as long as it has a strong script and dependable actors. (***)
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