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Only When I Larf


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Richard Attenborough David Hemmings Silas, an ex-army officer, and Bob, his assistant, are a pair of nifty con-men. After a particularly successful trick which nets them a quarter of a million dollars they set up home with the beautiful Liz. Soon the trio plans another even more elaborate swindle.
Screenplay by JOHN SALMON , based on the novel by LEN DEIGHTON Produced by LEN DEIGHTON and BRIAN DUFFY
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Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Unknown: David Hemmings
Unknown: John Salmon
Novel By: Len Deighton
Produced By: Len Deighton
Produced By: Brian Duffy
Directed By: Basil Dearden
Silas: Richard Attenborough
Bob: David Hemmings
Liz: Alexandra Stewart
Spencer: Nicholas Pennell
Diana: Melissa Stribling
Gee Gee Gray: Terence Alexander
Awana: Edric Connor
General Sakut: Clifton Jones
All Lin: Calvin Lockhart
Spider: Brian Grellis
Jones: David Healy
Foster: Alan Gifford

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