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Call Me Genius

Year:
Duration:
USA:105 min
Genres:
Comedy
IMDB rate:
7.5
Director:
Robert Day
Awards:
Nominated for BAFTA Film Award.
Details
Country: UK
Release Date: 1962-12-26
Filming Locations: Bingham Road railway station, Addiscombe, Croydon, London, England, UK
Cast
Actor
Character
Tony Hancock
Anthony Hancock
George Sanders
Sir Charles Brewer
Paul Massie
Paul Ashby
Margit Saad
Margot Carreras
Grégoire Aslan
Aristotle Carreras
Dennis Price
Jim Smith
Irene Handl
Mrs. Crevatte
John Le Mesurier
Office Manager
Liz Fraser
Waitress
Mervyn Johns
Manager of Art Gallery, London
Peter Bull
Manager of Art Gallery, Paris
Nanette Newman
Josey
Marie Burke
Madame Laurent
Bernard Rebel
Art Dealer
Sandor Elès
Artist
Gary Cockrell
Artist (as Gary Cockerill)
Neville Becker
Artist
Marie Devereux
Yvette
John Wood
Poet
Victor Platt
Dock Official
Mario Fabrizi
Coffee Bar attendant
Barry Shawzin
Bistro Owner
Bandana Das Gupta
Foreign Beauty (uncredited)
Sally Douglas
Jim Smith Acolyte (uncredited)
Marie France
French Girl (uncredited)
Hugh Lloyd
Man on Train (uncredited)
Jean Marsh
Strange Woman at Party (uncredited)
Patrick Newell
Art Gallery Patron (uncredited)
Edna Petrie
Ghastly Woman (uncredited)
Dani Seper
French Girl (uncredited)
Brian Weske
Laughing Sailor (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
George Sanders had a clause in his contract allowing him to purchase all of Sir Charles Brewer's Savile Row suits for half price. Equally cannily, the character's car was the actor's own, which he leased out to the production for a fee.
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Tony travels to the Dover docks via the reknowned Golden Arrow train.
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The working title was "One Man's Meat".
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Quotes
Hancock: Your colours are the wrong shape.
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Hancock: It's a self portrait.
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Jim Smith: English names are so mysterious, don't you think?
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Photos from cast
Oliver Reed
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