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Something for Everyone (1970)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  10 April 1975 (Denmark)
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Konrad, a handsome country boy in post-war Austria, charms his way into a butler position at the castle of a widowed countess that lost her fortune. Before long the opportunistic boy is ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Countess Herthe von Ornstein
Konrad Ludwig
Helmuth Von Ornstein (as Anthony Corlan)
Heidelinde Weis ...
Anneliese Pleschke
Lotte Von Ornstein
Eva Maria Meineke ...
Mrs. Pleschke
John Gill ...
Mr. Pleschke
Wolfried Lier ...
Klaus Havenstein ...
Walter Janssen ...
Father Georg
Erik Jelde ...
Bit Part
Despo Diamantidou ...
Bobby (as Despo)
Enzi Fuchs ...
Erland Erlandsen ...
Hans Pössenbacher ...


Konrad, a handsome country boy in post-war Austria, charms his way into a butler position at the castle of a widowed countess that lost her fortune. Before long the opportunistic boy is running the entire household. As he starts affairs with both the countess's son and the daughter of a whealthy businessman, the idea grows to get his two lovers to marry each other and make the house rich again. Written by Chris Abbenhuis <>

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Compared to them, the MacBeths were just plain folks and the Borgias were a nice Italian family.


Comedy | Crime | Drama






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Renowned theater personality Harold Prince's debut as film director and one of only two theatrical films he has ever directed. See more »


Lotte Von Ornstein: The dogs approve of you. They only approve of murderers and perverts. Which one are you?
Konrad Ludwig: Both!
Lotte Von Ornstein: I knew it.
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A stylish, wicked and completely delightful film
23 July 2002 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

The wit and glinting malice of this film, combined with stellar performances by Michael York, Angela Lansbury and the completely delectable Jane Carr, keep it as fresh as the day it was released. I've watched it over a dozen times in my life, always with renewed enjoyment. Delicious!

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