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The Magnificent Two


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Eric Morecambe Ernie Wise
Eric and Ernie, two travelling salesmen, find themselves in the South American state of Parazuellia at the height of the revolution season. Unfortunately, Eric bears a striking resemblance to Torres, the revolution's recently deceased figurehead....
Produced by HUGH STEWART Directed by CLIFF OWEN
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Unknown: Eric Morecambe
Unknown: Ernie Wise
Unknown: R. M. Hills
Unknown: Michael Pertwee
Unknown: Peter Blackmore
Produced By: Hugh Stewart
Directed By: Cliff Owen
Eric: Eric Morecambe
Ernie: Ernie Wise
Carla: Margit Saad
Carillo: Virgillio Texera
British ambassador: Cecil Parker
Juanita: Isobel Black
President Diaz: Martin Benson
Manuelo: Michael Godfrey
Carmelita: Sue Silvaine
Jose: Henry Beltran
Miguel: Tyler Butterworth
Armandez: Sandor Elès
Juan: Andreas Malandrinos
Drunk soldier: Victor Maddern
Doctor: Michael Gover

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