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Entertaining Mr Sloane (1970)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror, Mystery | 1970 (UK)
Sloane, a handsome, sexy and completely amoral young man, joins Kath's household as a lodger and proceeds to manipulate her and her brother, Ed. He is recognized by Kemp (Dadda) as the ... See full summary »

Director:

Douglas Hickox

Writers:

Clive Exton (screenplay), Joe Orton (play)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Beryl Reid ... Kath
Harry Andrews ... Ed
Peter McEnery ... Mr Sloane
Alan Webb Alan Webb ... Kemp ('Dadda')
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Storyline

Sloane, a handsome, sexy and completely amoral young man, joins Kath's household as a lodger and proceeds to manipulate her and her brother, Ed. He is recognized by Kemp (Dadda) as the murderer of Kemp's former employer, whereupon Sloane murders Kemp. Sloane's "just desserts" are not what one would expect. Written by Noble Bell <nbell@cc.memphis.edu>

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Nobody's perfect.

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Mystery

Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1970 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Enas andras gia oles tis douleies See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color (Technicolor) (as Technicolor ®)
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Trivia

At one stage, James Mason and Vivien Leigh were being courted to star. See more »

Goofs

When Andrews, Reid and McEnery are laying out the dead guy, the 'deceased's movements clearly indicate that he is at least undead. See more »

Quotes

Ed: Women are like banks boy, breaking and entry is a serious offence.
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Crazy Credits

Instead of "The End" the last title reads "AMEN". See more »

Connections

Version of ITV Playhouse: Entertaining Mr. Sloane (1968) See more »

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Entertaining Mr. Sloane
(uncredited)
Written and performed by Georgie Fame
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A brilliant piece of entertainment.
15 April 2001 | by mike kentSee all my reviews

Have watched this film many times and enjoy it just as much as the first time,a mark of a good film.Joe Orton certainly had a strange sense of humour very evident in this black-comedy.A must see if never seen.Perhaps immoral,so what the blazes its entertaining to say the least.Great performances from the cast.


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