|How to Murder a Rich Uncle|
|Directed by||Nigel Patrick|
|Produced by||Irving Allen|
Albert R. Broccoli
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
How to Murder a Rich Uncle is a 1957 British comedy film directed by Nigel Patrick and starring Patrick, Wendy Hiller, Charles Coburn and Anthony Newley. It follows a man who plans to kill his wealthy Uncle George. It was based on the play Il faut tuer Julie by Didier Daix.
- Nigel Patrick – Henry
- Charles Coburn – Uncle George
- Wendy Hiller – Edith Clitterburn
- Katie Johnson – Alice
- Anthony Newley – Edward
- Athene Seyler – Grannie
- Kenneth Fortescue – Albert
- Paddy Webster – Constance
- Michael Caine – Gilrony
- Trevor Reid – Inspector Harris
- Cyril Luckham – Coroner
- Johnson Bayly – Radio Officer
- Martin Boddey – Police Sergeant
- Kevin Stoney – Bar Steward
- Anthony Shaw – Colonial
- Ian Wilson – Postman
The film was known as Uncle George and The Death of Uncle George. It was written for the screen by John Paxton who had written A Prize of Gold for Warwick. Filming started 2 January 1957. It was Patrick's first film as director although he had directed for the stage.
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