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Brass Monkey (1948)

Radio personality Carroll Levis becomes involved in a case of theft and murder.

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Thornton Freeland

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Robert Buckland (additional dialogue), Alec Coppel (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carroll Levis Carroll Levis ... Himself
Carole Landis ... Kay Sheldon
Herbert Lom ... Peter Hobart
Avril Angers Avril Angers ... Herself
Ernest Thesiger ... Ryder-Harris
Edward Underdown Edward Underdown ... Max Taylor
Henry Edwards ... Inspector Miller
Henry Worthington Henry Worthington ... Rodney
Terry-Thomas ... Himself (as Terry Thomas)
Leslie 'Hutch' Hutchinson ... Hutch (as Leslie A. Hutchinson)
Campbell Cotts Campbell Cotts ... A.J. Gilroy
Jack McNaughton Jack McNaughton ... Porter
Lyn Evans Lyn Evans ... Detective Sergeant Richards
John Salew John Salew ... Captain
Duncan Lewis Duncan Lewis ... Steward
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Radio personality Carroll Levis becomes involved in a case of theft and murder.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lucky Mascot See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

William Worsley, credited as Variety Advisor, was the producer of the Carroll Levis radio shows, which also featured Avril Angers. See more »

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Edited into Heroes of Comedy: Terry-Thomas (1995) See more »

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Santa Lucia
Sung by John Lewis
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A Very Hard Film to Obtain
8 January 2005 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Over the years I have always admired everything that Carole Landis performed in on the Silver Screen. This was her last film before her untimely death and a friend loaned me the tape which I have always wanted to see. I was not disappointed in the story or the acting, however, Carole Landis was simply beautiful and very sexy in her final role and was able to keep this film from completely falling a part. I simply cannot understand why this film is not shown on our regular TV stations in America, it is truly a great Landis Film. However, a real great film that Carole Landis performed in was, "I Wake Up Screaming", along with many other great veteran actors. If you love her films, try and view this last Swan Song for Carole.


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