Closing credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious and any similarity to any persons living or dead is purely coincidental.
I can't think why I'm telling you all this. You're a complete stranger.
Ernest Wright: That's all right. Sometimes it does you good to get a thing like that off your ch...
Ernest Wright: ...off your mind.
During the fight at the end of the film, in a long shot just before the guillotine chops off the toes of Ernest's shoes, The Guv'nor (George Sanders) can be seen wrapped in the model snake BEFORE it is shown happening during the fight.
Opening credits prologue: THE CREED OF A LOCKSMITH
A Locksmith always remembers his public trust; that with him rests the security of property and fortune. As a public guardian he places trust and honour above temptation. His honesty is incorruptible. He is an artiste at his trade and the symbol of skill and integrity to the world.