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Director:
Writer:
Jim O'Connolly (writer)
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Release Date:
3 October 1969 (Ireland) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The caper could get $5,000,000. All these American hoods had to do was knock off the nice old lady in World War I flying garb, the eccentric gentleman with the crossbow and the man-eating lion.
Plot:
Two crooks are hired to rob an eccentric old lady's estate, but once they get to know her, they can't bring themselves to do it. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Telly Savalas ... Herbie Haseler

Edith Evans ... Lady Sophie Fitzmore

Warren Oates ... Marty Miller

Cesar Romero ... Nick Marco
Harry H. Corbett ... Frank Finley
Nicky Henson ... Lord Freddie Fitzmore

Hattie Jacques ... Mabel
Vickery Turner ... Annie
Arthur Mullard ... Perce

Frank Thornton ... Cyril
Thorley Walters ... Hubbard

Jeremy Young ... Tim Reilly
Leslie Dwyer ... Henry
Will Leighton ... Bowers

Clive Dunn ... Basil

David Bauer ... Jack

Ivor Dean ... Bellows
David Lodge ... Policeman
Joan Crane ... Sally
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lewis Alexander ... Sophies Place Patron (uncredited)
Paul Beradi ... Casino Patron (uncredited)

Peter Brace ... Casino Security (uncredited)
Ronnie Brody ... Gambler (uncredited)
Herman Cohen ... Man at Airport (uncredited)
Royston Farrell ... UK Heavy (uncredited)
Olga Linden ... Barbara (uncredited)
Edward Malin ... 2nd Old Man (uncredited)

George Merritt ... 1st Old Man (uncredited)

Margaret Nolan ... Girlfriend (uncredited)

Jim O'Connolly ... (uncredited)

Terence Plummer ... Henchman (uncredited)
Nosher Powell ... Casino Security (uncredited)
Marianne Stone ... Visitor to Stately Home (uncredited)
John Tatum ... Tourist at Greyfriars House (uncredited)

Reg Thomason ... Tourist at Greyfriars House (uncredited)
Zamba ... Lion (uncredited)

Directed by
Jim O'Connolly 
 
Writing credits
Jim O'Connolly (writer)

Produced by
Herman Cohen .... producer
Clifford Parkes .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
John Scott  (as Patrick John Scott)
 
Cinematography by
Desmond Dickinson 
 
Film Editing by
Martin Charles 
 
Casting by
Maude Spector 
 
Art Direction by
Alex Vetchinsky 
 
Costume Design by
Ron Beck 
 
Makeup Department
Alan Brownie .... makeup artist
Anne McFadyen .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Bryan Coates .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christopher Dryhurst .... assistant director
Malcolm Stamp .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Freda Pearson .... set dresser
Terry Wells .... stand-by property master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Mike Le Mare .... sound editor
Sid Squires .... sound mixer
Mike Le Mare .... sound (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Norman Jones .... camera operator
Jim Alloway .... focus puller (uncredited)
Nobby Cross .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
John Scott .... conductor (as Patrick John Scott)
 
Other crew
Brian Brockwell .... production accountant
Gladys Goldsmith .... continuity
Laney .... title sketches
Ralph Helfer .... animal supervisor: Africa U.S.A. [us] (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Crooks and Coronets" - Australia (imdb display title), Canada (English title) (imdb display title), Ireland (English title) (imdb display title), New Zealand (English title) (imdb display title)
"Sophie's Place" - USA
"Gauner, Kronen und Juwelen" - Austria (imdb display title), West Germany
"Šlechtici a podvodníci" - Czechoslovakia
"Απατεώνες και διαμάντια" - Greece
"Apateones kai diamantia" - Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
"Escroci si coronite" - Romania (imdb display title)
"Gangster tuttofare" - Italy (imdb display title)
"Konnia ja siniverisiä" - Finland (imdb display title)
"Soysuzlar" - Turkey (Turkish title) (imdb display title)
"The Crooks: El gran golpe" - Spain (imdb display title)
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Runtime:
106 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Finland:S | USA:PG | USA:M (original rating) | West Germany:12 (nf)

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Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: After the row of cars back up to let Corbett in the front car the cars collide but when they move on the are clearly apart.See more »
Soundtrack:
Ride of the ValkyriesSee more »

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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Fun, 24 December 2002
Author: inkwolf from Wisconsin

Even though it's a bit dated, this tale of crooks with hearts of gold is still fun to sit through. The highlight of the film is probably Dame Edith Evans as Lady Sophie, the madcap, gambling, barnstorming old aristocrat. British viewers might not enjoy the implication that what Europe really needs is American know-how to make things profitable. ;)

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