Konrad Ludwig (Michael York), a handsome country boy in post-war Austria, charms his way into a butler position at the castle of widowed Countess Herthe von Ornstein (Dame Angela Lansbury), who lost her fortune. Before long, the opportunistic boy is running the entire household. As he starts affairs with the Countess' son, Helmuth (Anthony Higgins), and Anneliese Pleschke (Heidelinde Weis), the daughter of wealthy businessman Mr. Pleschke (John Gill), the idea grows to get his two lovers to marry each other and make the house rich again.
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...the basic black comedy
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Did You Know?
Although the action is supposed to take place in Austria, the castle is in fact located in Germany. It is the famous Neuschwanstein castle, in Bayern. See more
Lotte Von Ornstein
There's nothing like a piece of pre-breakfast chocolate cake!
Referenced in Plaza Suite
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