PG | | Adventure, Comedy
At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure as she ... See full summary »
Author Graham Greene is reputed to have to have wanted Ginger Rogers for the part of Aunt Augusta in this film version of his novel. It is unclear whether Rogers, who has stopped making films in the mid-1960s, was ever considered for the role.
I have been used, shamefully used. I have stolen nothing, I have done nothing wrong!
Aunt Augusta: 'I have done nothing wrong.' You have done nothing at all! Nothing, absolutely nothing! Huh huh, my poor Henry, you have lived so... ooh so... *meagerly*.
Henry Pulling: Wha... ...
In the bar, the two women dressed in red and black are at the bar, then at a table, then back at the bar, all in a matter of seconds.
The painting of Augusta seen behind the opening credits winks to the audience as the credits end.
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