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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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A Lot Of Fun See more (21 total) »


  (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:
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Features the most high profile screen presence of a classic (but pretty much now forgotten) 1970s sports car - the Lotus Europa.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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Day after DaySee more »


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12 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
A Lot Of Fun, 5 January 2007
Author: CineFan007 from United States

I am biased- I love this movie.

In the theaters when I was a kid it was so much fun thanks to the added commentary over the movie by Charles Grodin. It was dry and hilarious and brought the story to life. Years later, on a video I found at a store the narration was gone and the movie seems flatter.

It is a diamond heist movie filled with unique characters and it has a lighter tone than the novel it was based on which was not only darker and tougher but had a very different ending.

The mostly English cast is great, Candice Bergen is gorgeous, Grodin seems like an odd choice but by the end turns out to have been right for it, Michael Lewis' score is wonderful, and I laughed a lot (as did the rest of the audience in 1974). On top of that the caper plot is very clever and overall I think it is worth your time- if you like such things.

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