A hapless loser sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes, but has trouble winning over the girl of his dreams.


Stanley Donen


Peter Cook (screenplay), Peter Cook (story) | 1 more credit »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Cook ... George Spiggott
Dudley Moore ... Stanley Moon
Eleanor Bron ... Margaret
Raquel Welch ... Lust / Lilian Lust
Alba Alba ... Vanity
Robert Russell ... Anger
Barry Humphries ... Envy
Parnell McGarry Parnell McGarry ... Gluttony
Danièle Noël Danièle Noël ... Avarice (as Daniele Noel)
Howard Goorney Howard Goorney ... Sloth
Michael Bates ... Inspector Clarke
Bernard Spear Bernard Spear ... Irving Moses
Robin Hawdon ... Randolph
Michael Trubshawe ... Lord Dowdy
Evelyn Moore Evelyn Moore ... Mrs. Wisby


Stanley Moon (Dudley Moore) is a short order cook, infatuated with Margaret (Eleanor Bron), the statuesque waitress who works at Wimpy Bar with him. Despondent, he prepares to end it all when he meets George Spiggott, a.k.a. the Devil (Peter Cook). Selling his soul for seven wishes, Stanley tries to make Margaret his own first as an intellectual, then as a rock star, then as a wealthy industrialist. As each fails, he becomes more aware of how empty his life had been and how much more he has to live for. He also meets the seven deadly sins who try and advise him. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Peter Cook and Dudley Moore in their first starring comedy! [UK} See more »


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Despite her seven minutes of screentime, Raquel Welch became so associated with this movie, that when it was remade in 2000, the Devil was based more on her than Peter Cook. See more »


(at around 45 mins) When George and Stanley are traffic wardens, George jumps up onto the top of a red postbox which moves, revealing itself to be a prop. See more »


George Spiggott: Most of the saints throughout history have been a pain in the neck.
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References The Alamo (1960) See more »


Lilian Lust
Composed by Dudley Moore
Performed by Dudley Moore Trio
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2 March 2003 | by didi-5See all my reviews

Bedazzled just gets better as the years go by, and especially after the fiasco of the Liz Hurley remake. This version was written by and stars Pete 'n' Dud, with Eleanor Bron as the soppy Margaret Spencer, waitress at Wimpy's, Barry Humphries (otherwise known as Dame Edna) as Envy, Raquel Welch as Lilian Lust ... through its segments relating to Stanley's wishes (the 'sophistate', the millionaire, the pop star, the fly on the wall, the leaping nun ...) it scores points on every level, as well as reflecting the time - the pop star segment is very Ready, Steady, Go, George Spiggott's club (like Cook's in real life but hopefully the real one was less sleazy), and of course, the depressing town street burger bar. It is a very funny film and a good vehicle for the leads (their other teaming in Hound of the Baskervilles misfired badly). And it is directed by Stanley Donen, who was partly responsible for a string of MGM movie musicals with Gene Kelly in the 1950s.

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Release Date:

10 December 1967 (USA) See more »

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Stanley Donen's Bedazzled See more »


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$600,000 (estimated)
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Stanley Donen Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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