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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 »

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Andrew L. Stone

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Andrew L. Stone
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shirley Jones ... Marigold Marado
Stella Stevens ... Violet Lawson
Honor Blackman ... Lily, Baroness von Lukenberg
James Booth 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 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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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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The movie poster is by renowned fantasy artist Frank Frazetta. See more »

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No Secrets
By Derek New
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aspiring?
7 August 2005 | by beresfordjdSee all my reviews

Aspires to be appalling but falls short of even that. It is never as good as appalling at any time.Whose idea was it that Booth should be given a starring role?

James Booth I used to see in earlier UK movies and he was never able to play a likable character, even when attempting the lovable rogue as in Zulu. Another really bad idea was using US actresses like Shirley Jones and Stella Stevens to appeal to an American audience. Then some fool added monster spiders-yes monster spiders!! This must tell you something about the utter vacuity of ideas on display here. Whoever put up the money for this crap must have been on something mind-bending at the time (well it was the sixties) Give this turkey a miss!!


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