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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

Color:

Color (Technicolor) (as Technicolor ®)
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Trivia

When the crew needed dressing rooms, they asked at Marmora Road which is opposite the cemetery where the house in the film is. Beryl Reid refused to "lower" herself to using an ordinary house as her dressing room and they had to get a caravan for her and park it in the street outside. 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

Sloane: [to Ed (having just murdered Ed's father)] You wouldn't put me away, would you?... I'm impressionable. Think what the nick would do to me. I'd pick up criminal connections.
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Crazy Credits

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

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Featured in A Bit of Scarlet (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Behold, thou hast made my days
(uncredited)
Based on Psalm 39:5
Music by Orlando Gibbons
(choral music used in the opening of the film)
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Black Sexual Comedy
30 December 2004 | by mitchonthewebSee all my reviews

I first saw EMr.S as a teenager who had just come out of the closet. As a child I was a fan of '60s horror films (Carradine, Cushing, et.al.) and black comedies (e.g., "No Way to Treat a Lady") and suspense/murder ("Eye of the Cat" or "Wylie", "What Happened to Aunt Alice?", "Daddy's Gone a Hunting", "Who Killed Teddy Bear?"). EMr.S, at least as I remember it after 20 years, combined those genres. The title character, handsome and bi-sexual, added the homo-eroticism that made for a very happy young gay movie fan indeed. It also led me to learn that the Brits were years ahead of Hollywood in the treatment of gay characters in movies, and I now count "Who Killed Sister George?" and "The Leather Boys" as other personal favorites.


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