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11 Harrowhouse (1974)

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A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is blackmailed into ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Howard R. Chesser
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Maren Shirell
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Charles D. Watts
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Clyde Massey
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Meecham
Helen Cherry ...
Lady Anne Bolding
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Coglin
Cyril Shaps ...
Wildenstein, the Diamond Cutter
Leon Greene ...
Max Toland, Jewel Thief
Jack Watson ...
Miller, 11 Harrowhouse Security
Jack Watling ...
Fitzmaurice
Clive Morton ...
Sir Harold the Chairman
Larry Cross ...
Whitman
Glynn Edwards ...
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A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is blackmailed into pulling off a major heist at the Diamond Exchange, located at 11 Harrowhouse. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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THE PLAN: Use amateurs armed with ingenuity, guts, a cockroach, a thin cord, and a vacuum cleaner See more »

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2 October 1974 (Sweden)  »

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Anything for Love  »

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Final film of Clive Morton. See more »

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When Maren (Candace Bergen) and Howard (Charles Grodin) take the diamonds to Massey's (Trevor Howard) house after the theft, they zoom around the parking area outside the house while a couple of Massey's goons hang on the sides of the truck. The parking area is gravel, yet the truck tires squeal as if they were on a paved surface. See more »

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Howard R. Chesser: Slow down! You're reckless!
Maren Shirell: I'm not reckless, I'm skillful.
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Music by Johann Sebastian Bach
Arranged by Michael J. Lewis
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Robert Morgan's review notes that there are two vastly different versions of this film
12 September 2005 | by (Honolulu, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

One with the Grodin narration, and one without. I suspect many of the negative reviews refer to the highly edited TV-version. Unfortunately, I'm not sure if the commercial VHS tape offered is the edited version, so caution is advised.

As a fan of heist films, I only recently learned of this rare film and had an opportunity to obtain the widescreen laserdisc presentation. And while it's true that this isn't a top-notch comedy or thriller, it's certainly better than you would think given the majority of less-than-flattering reviews here.

There are clever heist tricks - many of which have not been used again since this film. You know how much Hollywood likes to "borrow" clever ideas and use them over and over to the point where they become sad clichés. Well, you have to admire the use of cockroaches and chocolate cake to defeat an ultra-secure vault! How many times have you seen that done before? Or since?

If you're a fan of the heist genre or a Grodin devotee - this is a 'must see'. Otherwise, I'd wait 'til it gets a DVD release.


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