| Comedy, Mystery
During a snowstorm, Patrick Roarke, a manservant, is found dead at the bottom of the main staircase in a gothic English mansion. Inspector Hatcher is sent to investigate the death. When he ... See full summary »
Peter O'Toole can be heard speaking Welsh in this film.
Dolly! Get your wretched wiggely little bum in here!
Dolly: Excuse me sir. If I don't go she'll kill me. Well... I don't mean actually kill me. I was speaking... you know... metaphysically.
Inspector Tomas Hatcher: You mean... metaphorically?
Dolly: As you say, sir.
Before the cast is listed, text on screen outlines the further fate of the main characters in the film. The last line reads "Patrick Roarke remains dead".
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