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The Secret of My Success (1965)

Approved | | Comedy, Horror | 20 December 1965 (UK)
Fast climbing Arthur Tate rose to his fame, wealth and respectability quickly from a beginning as a naive constable His rise was also due to 3 women: dressmaker Violet Lawson, Lily, the ... See full summary »

Director:

Andrew L. Stone

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Andrew L. Stone
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shirley Jones ... Marigold Marado
Stella Stevens ... Violet Lawson
Honor Blackman ... Lily, Baroness von Lukenberg
James Booth ... Arthur Tate
Lionel Jeffries ... Insp. Hobart / Baron von Lukenberg / The Earl of Aldershot / President Esteda
Richard Vernon ... Lord Hetherby
Amy Dalby Amy Dalby ... Mrs. Tate
David Davenport David Davenport ... Dr. Adams
Peadar Lamb Peadar Lamb ... Superintendent Henderson
Ann Lancaster Ann Lancaster ... Angela Pringle
Martin Benson ... Rex Mansard
Reginald Beckwith ... Gen. Ferdinand Velez
Nicolau Breyner Nicolau Breyner ... Pallazio
Ernest Clark ... Earl of Aldershot's solicitor
Bob Harris Bob Harris
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Fast climbing Arthur Tate rose to his fame, wealth and respectability quickly from a beginning as a naive constable His rise was also due to 3 women: dressmaker Violet Lawson, Lily, the Baroness von Lukenberg, and movie producer Marigold Marado, His rise was also due to Mrs. Tate, who always seemed to have an extra bit of information which would make her suggest to the people that her son Arthur be provided a position where he could do more good. Perhaps Mrs. Tate had a grander plan for herself. Written by Huggo

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How three beautiful girls love for fun - and murder for profit.

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Comedy | Horror

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The movie poster is by renowned fantasy artist Frank Frazetta. See more »

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Music Box Waltz
By Christopher L. Stone (as Christopher Stone)
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four women and a man
17 October 2013 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

not great. but nice. an ironic story, a decent cast, few scenes with monsters, three beautiful actresses and Lionel Jeffries in a collection of characters. it is far to impress but can be not bad occasion of entertainment. a crazy script, a wise mother and a naive son. levels of a bizarre/unrealistic career and acceptable humor. in fact, a parody and puzzle of usual parts from dramas/thriller/horror of period. a play without great ambitions but acceptable for a rainy afternoon refuge. the acting, like the story is only an exercise to give some soul to a chaotic script. unique sparkle - Amy Dalby performance. result - easy form of fun and a gray movie.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 1965 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

O Segredo do Meu Sucesso See more »

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Runtime:

| (TCM print)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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