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Concerto per pistola solista (1970)

A family goes to a British estate to hear the reading of a will and while there they are murdered one by one.

Director:

Michele Lupo

Writers:

Sergio Donati (screenplay), Sergio Donati (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Moffo ... Barbara Worth
Evelyn Stewart ... Isabelle Carter (as Eveline Stewart)
Gastone Moschin ... Sgt. Aloisius Thorpe
Peter Baldwin ... Anthony Carter
Lance Percival Lance Percival ... Supt. Grey
Giacomo Rossi Stuart ... Ted Collins
Chris Chittell ... Georgie Kemple (as Christopher Chittell)
Marisa Fabbri ... Aunt Gladys Kemple
Quinto Parmeggiani Quinto Parmeggiani ... Lawrence Carter
Beryl Cunningham ... Pauline Collins
Orchidea de Santis Orchidea de Santis ... Evelyn, the maid
Claudio Undari ... Arthur, the valet (as Robert Hundar)
Franco Borelli Franco Borelli ... Stranger
Ballard Berkeley ... Peter, the butler
Richard Caldicot ... Mr. Caldicot, the lawyer
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A family goes to a British estate to hear the reading of a will and while there they are murdered one by one.

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At least they know the butler didn't do it...his was the FIRST BODY they found!

Genres:

Comedy | Mystery

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

15 October 1970 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Story of a Crime See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Featured in Weekend Murder: Peter Baldwin Interview (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Concerto No. 1
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Hey, there.......do you fancy being in the movie?
26 February 2005 | by freemanistSee all my reviews

If anyone out there has this on DVD give it a close look from the start. Why? Well, my Dad is in it!!!!! The stately home scenes were part shot at Somerleyton Hall, not far from where we live. Anyway, when my Dad and his brother, simply riding by and puzzled by a crowd, stopped the car to see what all the commotion was about, a back-combed sycophant suddenly appeared, carrying a clipboard and asked if they could spare a few moments to fill a couple of subsidiary roles.

Hey presto, the old man became the young dark haired stretcher bearing ambulance man and his brother became a taxi driver (although his scene was cut). They were given exceptional 24 hour equity memberships (the actors union) and were dismissively paid about £10 each for their trouble - not bad for 1970!!! They were also told that the working title of the film was "Weekend Murders" but it might have some kind of Italian title upon release.

Their abiding memory was of Lance Percival (English comedian & actor on the fringe of the "carry on" team, popular 1960's/1970's) being locked in the portable toilet by one of the sound crew.

There you go - a bit of movie trivia for you.


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