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Something for Everyone (1970)

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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Countess Herthe von Ornstein
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Konrad Ludwig
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Helmuth Von Ornstein (as Anthony Corlan)
Heidelinde Weis ...
Anneliese Pleschke
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Lotte Von Ornstein
Eva Maria Meineke ...
Mrs. Pleschke
John Gill ...
Mr. Pleschke
Wolfried Lier ...
Klaus
Klaus Havenstein ...
Rudolph
Walter Janssen ...
Father Georg
Erik Jelde ...
Bit Part
Despo Diamantidou ...
Bobby (as Despo)
Enzi Fuchs ...
Waitress
Erland Erlandsen ...
Schoenfeld
Hans Pössenbacher ...
Carl
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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 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 <keller@telebyte.nl>

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

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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 »

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Countess Herthe von Ornstein: I don't like to be left behind. I have no talent for it.
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Referenced in Plaza Suite (1971) See more »

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Geh' alte Schau mi net so teppart an
Written by Friedl Szalat, Bert Ull and Ernst Geiger
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A Lansbury Pearl
21 December 2006 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

Angela Lansbury as a decadent noblewoman, glaring out into her shaky future is nothing short of sensational. One of the most entertaining performances ever put on film. She has to overcome two massive obstacles, wooden Michael York as a co-star and Broadway legend Harold Prince as her "film" director. She succeeds and overcomes both problems with the help of a scrumptious script and a personal zest that it's pure Lansbury. She has been, consistently, one of the most startling actresses to come out of Hollywood, she is, often, the only redeeming quality of some indifferent movies. Unfortunately, the enormous success of "Murder She Wrote" has overshadowed her powerful impact as an actress. To introduce her to a younger audience that knows her only as Jessica Fletcher is always a thrill. From "Gaslight" right up to "Nanny McPhee" As a piece of trivia...Did you know she was offered the part of Nurse Ratchet in "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest"?


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