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Double Take (1972)

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Two crooks on the run take refuge in a film studio, where they are mistaken for actors.

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Credited cast:
Reg Varney ... Wilfred Stone
... Jack Foster
... Generous Jim
... Suzi Eckmann
... Angel Montgomery
... Dracula, actor
... April
... Graham
Jack Haig ... Security Man
Bob Todd ... Security Man
Peter Stephens ... Director
... Director
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Neville Barber ... Special Effects Man
Jim Bolton ... 3rd Heavy
John Clive ... Hotel Waiter
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Two crooks on the run take refuge in a film studio, where they are mistaken for actors.

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Sue Lloyd, Dennis Price and Julie Ege all receive "guest star" credits. See more »

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References Here Come the Double Deckers! (1970) See more »

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Written by Glen Mason and Keith Miller
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Not worth a double take
30 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

A booring, predictable chase and adventure film that features Reg Varney. On the run the two lads hid out in a film studio. By coincidence Generous Jim, the man who's after them arrives at the studio on other business. It could have been so much better. Lots of familiar British character actors of the 1970s.


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