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The Trygon Factor (1966)

M | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | May 1967 (UK)
Scotland Yard Superintendent Cooper-Smith investigates the suspicious looking Emberday estate where the Emberday family and an order of nuns reside.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Supt. Cooper-Smith
... Trudy Emberday
... Livia Emberday
James Culliford ... Luke Emberday
... Sister General
... Hubert Hamlyn
... Sophie
... Dice
... Emil Clossen
... Sister Clare
... Det. Thompson
... White Nun
Richardina Jackson ... Black Nun
Yuri Borienko ... Nailer
Conrad Monk ... Pasco
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A Scotland Yard detective is investigating a string of robberies and a murder, and the information he uncovers leads him to the estate of a wealthy but strange English family, who share their mansion with a group of nuns. The detective comes to suspect that neither the family nor the nuns is quite what they seem to be. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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DEM 4,000,000 (estimated)
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In the early days of production, Alvin Rakoff was originally set to direct. See more »

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Dice: I still think I should come in with you.
Supt. Cooper-Smith: You stay here. I'm going to do this myself. Keep your men out of sight, hmm.
Dice: Well, look here. Better have that.
[Chivers hands Cooper-Smith a bobby's whistle]
Dice: You know, I've never used one of these things before.
Dice: It's really very simple, sir. You just put that end in your mouth and blow.
Supt. Cooper-Smith: Miracles of science
[winks at Chivers]
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Referenced in Lukas: Mann und Maus (1998) See more »

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A nutty little film with the zest of the mid-1960's
12 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

I must admit this was an interesting picture. It has some zany scenes, like nuns racing down the River Thames in a motorboat, which alone are worth the price of admission. It was filmed partially at St. Mary's College in Twickenham, Middlesex, England, using the part of the college termed "Strawberry Hill," which Horace Walpole built as a Gothic-revival castle in the mid-1700's. I was an American teenager who happened to study at that college in 1969, and the staff mentioned that this picture had been filmed there a few years before. In fact, quite a few films and television shows have been made at "Strawberry Hill" because the college needs the funds badly for upkeep. I also remember a scene in the film with overt lesbian overtones.


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