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The Hatchet Man (1962)

Harry Laws is a "special assistant" to a powerful Hollywood studio head - that is, he's the hatchet man, the one who covers things up or dispenses with people when they're no longer needed. But now his own head is on the block.

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Harry Laws, assistant to Curnic
Maureen Leeds ...
Clare Lyle, actress
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Bernie Tester, agent
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George Curnic, head of studio
Meier Tzelniker ...
Joe White, promoter
Terence de Marney ...
Sam North, director
Anne Cameron ...
Myrtle, secretary to Curnic
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Secretary
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Sybil, secretary to Harry Laws (as Natalie Benesch)
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Sid Wharton, casting director
Guy Kingsley Poynter ...
Paul Levene, producer
Timothy Gray ...
Ronnie Miles, scriptwriter
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Charlie Freedman, assistant to Harry Laws
David Albert Taylor ...
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Harry Laws is a "special assistant" to a powerful Hollywood studio head - that is, he's the hatchet man, the one who covers things up or dispenses with people when they're no longer needed. But now his own head is on the block.

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15 June 1962 (UK)  »

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