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King, Queen, Knave (1972)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  February 1977 (USA)
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Charles Dreyer
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Martha Dreyer
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Frank
Mario Adorf ...
Prof. Ritter
Carl Duering ...
Enricht (as Carl Fox-Duering)
Christine Schuberth ...
Isolda
Erica Beer ...
Frieda
Felicitas Peters ...
Ida
Christopher Sandford ...
Hofmann
Sonia Hofmann ...
Sonia
Barbara Valentin ...
Optician
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Hanna
Mogens von Gadow ...
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On the death of his parents, Frank, a romantic teenager, moves in with his aunt and uncle He quickly falls in love with his beautiful, sophisticated aunt, Martha, and begins to fantasize about her. Frank is torn between his adolescent desires and his fondness for his Uncle Charles. Written by Mike Rogers <MICHAELPEM@aol.com>

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Understudying Jerry Lewis
10 June 2015 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Once again between Gina Lollobrigida's buxom beauty and David Niven's considerable charms they're asked to shoulder a black comedy based on a Vladimir Nabokov novel in King Queen Knave. They just about get it over the finish line.

King Queen Knave finds David Niven and Gina Lollobrigida as a married couple who have a nephew coming to stay with them. John Moulder- Brown's parents have been killed and his uncle David has agreed to take him and train him in the business of which he will be heir. Moulder-Brown is a nerdy klutz and a disappointment to Niven and he's at first dismissed by Gina. But she soon finds a use for him as Moulder-Brown starts thinking with his male member and she obliges him.

Gina's got her own plans in regard to Niven whom she married when she was an Italian refugee and he was in the British army of occupation. But it all doesn't quite work out as she thought it would.

Niven and Lollobrigida are about what you expect from them. But Moulder-Brown who is a better actor than he shows in this film goes way over the top in his portrayal of a klutz. I think he must have prepared for the role by watching all the Jerry Lewis movies he could find. It really got too much after a while.

For a good film based on a Nabokov novel, try Lolita.


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