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The Wrong Box (1966)

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105 min | Comedy, Crime

In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other, or can be made to have seemed to do so.
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Writers
Robert Louis Stevenson (suggested by a novel by) | Lloyd Osbourne (suggested by a novel by) | Larry Gelbart (written for the screen by) | Burt Shevelove (written for the screen by)
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Gerry Turpin (photographed by)
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Updated May 26, 1966

Release date
Jul 19, 1966 (United States)

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John Mills
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Ralph Richardson
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Michael Caine
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Dudley Moore
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Nanette Newman
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Peter Sellers
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Wilfrid Lawson
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Peter Graves
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Irene Handl
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Roy Murray
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7 / 10 | 2,942 votes