A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other somewhat-more respectable members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensues.

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  1. Peter Barnes

    Screenplay, Writer

  2. Peter Medak


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  1. Peter O'Toole

    Peter O'Toole

    Jack Arnold Alexander Tancred Gurney - 14th Earl of Gurney

  2. Alastair Sim

    Alastair Sim

    Bishop Bertie Lampton

  3. Arthur Lowe

    Arthur Lowe

    Daniel Tucker

  4. Harry Andrews

    Harry Andrews

    Ralph Gurney - 13th Earl of Gurney

  5. Coral Browne

    Coral Browne

    Lady Claire Gurney

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    Michael Bryant

    Dr. Herder

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 34m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • September 13, 1972
    PG, Theatrical



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