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11 Harrowhouse -- 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.


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Gerald A. Browne (based on the novel by)
Jeffrey Bloom (screenplay)
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Release Date:
2 October 1974 (Sweden) See more »
This is like no robbery you've ever imagined See more »
A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Charles Grodin ... Howard R. Chesser

Candice Bergen ... Maren Shirell

James Mason ... Charles D. Watts

Trevor Howard ... Clyde Massey

John Gielgud ... Meecham
Helen Cherry ... Lady Anne Bolding

Peter Vaughan ... 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 ... First Guard (as Glyn Edwards)

John Bindon ... Second Guard
Joe Powell ... Mickey
Michael Gover ... Doctor on Plane
Michael Hawkins ... Patient on Plane
Patricia Michael ... Stewardess
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Forbes-Robertson ... Hotel Manager (uncredited)
Gilbert François ... Croupier (uncredited)
Jimmy Gardner ... Man in Snack Bar (uncredited)
Rory McDonald ... Rich Young Man (uncredited)
Ricardo Montez ... 2nd Manager (uncredited)
David Rowlands ... Club Manager (uncredited)
Warwick Sims ... Maren's Friend (uncredited)
Trevor T. Smith ... Man in Vault (uncredited)
Donald Tandy ... Man in Vault (uncredited)

Directed by
Aram Avakian 
Writing credits
Gerald A. Browne (based on the novel by)

Jeffrey Bloom (screenplay)

Charles Grodin (adaptation)

Produced by
Denis Holt .... associate producer
Elliott Kastner .... producer
Original Music by
Michael J. Lewis 
Cinematography by
Arthur Ibbetson (photographed by)
Film Editing by
Anne V. Coates 
Production Design by
Peter Mullins 
Art Direction by
Peter Mullins 
Set Decoration by
Jack Stephens 
Makeup Department
Biddy Chrystal .... hairdresser
Basil Newall .... makeup artist
Production Management
David W. Orton .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jack Causey .... assistant director
Anthony Squire .... second unit director
Raymond Becket .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Mike Higgins .... second assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
Richard Jenkins .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
John Siddall .... art department (uncredited)
Sound Department
Jonathan Bates .... sound editor
Danny Daniel .... sound recordist
Gordon K. McCallum .... sound recordist
John Hayward .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Roy Whybrow .... special effects
Joe Powell .... stunt adviser
Joe Powell .... stunt arranger
Vic Armstrong .... stunts (uncredited)
Ken Buckle .... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Graydon .... stunts (uncredited)
Reg Harding .... stunts (uncredited)
Frank Hayden .... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Lester .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Freddie Cooper .... camera operator
H.A.R. Thomson .... second unit cameraman
Keith Hamshere .... still photographer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anthony Mendleson .... costume adviser
Laurel Staffell .... wardrobe supervisor
Music Department
Michael J. Lewis .... conductor
Lawrence Ashmore .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Other crew
Penny Daniels .... continuity
Marion Rosenberg .... assistant to the producer
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Eleven Harrowhouse" - , International (English title) (alternative spelling)
"Anything for Love" - USA (TV title)
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94 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Berkley Square was used as the backdrop for the meetings. Filming the scenes bought the busy traffic in the area of London's Mayfair to a standstill.See more »
Continuity: At c.79 minutes the position of the bullet marks on the windscreen of the van change.See more »
Howard R. Chesser:Slow down! You're reckless!
Maren Shirell:I'm not reckless, I'm skillful.
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21 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
There are two versions... and it matters, 26 October 2004
Author: Robert Morgan from Sydney, Australia

I saw Harrowhouse on TV many years ago and loved it for it's period atmosphere, modest intrigue, topped off with a somewhat tongue-in-cheek narration by Grodin. Where the B-grade plot and action fell short, the dry humour of the narration supplied irony and maybe self-parody. Renting it on VHS many years later, it took some time to figure why it fell so flat - the VHS version had no narration, and presented as merely a sincere but inadequate attempt at thriller/drama genre.

I'd be curious to know which version each reviewer saw - the 'vanilla' but one-dimensional (original?) version, or the narrated and somewhat quirky TV version. I'm hoping that the narrated version eventually appears on DVD - it's on my list.

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