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The Silken Affair (1956)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 2 September 1957 (USA)
Spoiler: Roger Tweakham, a married accountant leading a hum-drum life gets involved with a motivating model, 'tweaks' the books of a stocking-factory whose owner he likes so it will show a ... See full summary »

Director:

Roy Kellino

Writers:

Robert Lewis Taylor (story), Robert Lewis Taylor (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Niven ... Roger Tweakham
Geneviève Page ... Genevieve Gerard
Ronald Squire ... Marberry
Beatrice Straight ... Theora
Wilfrid Hyde-White ... Sir Horace Hogg
Howard Marion-Crawford ... Baggott
Dorothy Alison ... Mrs. Tweakham
Miles Malleson ... Mr. Blucher
Richard Wattis ... Worthington
Joan Sims ... Lady Barber
Irene Handl ... Receptionist
Charles Carson ... Judge
Harry Locke ... Tobacconist
Martin Boddey ... Detective
Colin Morris Colin Morris ... Detective
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Storyline

Spoiler: Roger Tweakham, a married accountant leading a hum-drum life gets involved with a motivating model, 'tweaks' the books of a stocking-factory whose owner he likes so it will show a 'paper' profit and stave off bankruptcy, and then juggles the books of a rival firm, whose owner he detests, to show it, on paper, teetering on the edge of ruin. His book-cooking is soon discovered, but by buying the stocks of the first one and then the other, he finds himself in control of both. After a tangle with the law and a farce of a trial, he takes over both operations, merges the two, with the former owners as his partners, kisses the model goodbye and returns to his unsuspecting wife. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

It Was Just Like Any Other Day - And Then She Happened To Him! (original poster) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Romance

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 September 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En flicka på kroken See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Dragon Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono
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Film debut (uncredited) of Suzanna Leigh, See more »

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