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Hot Money Girl (1959)

The Treasure of San Teresa (original title)
Hidden somewhere inside St. Teresa's Convent in Czechoslovakia is a box containing a fortune in jewels. A lot of people are after it.

Director:

Alvin Rakoff

Writers:

Jack Andrews (screenplay), Jeffrey Dell (from a story by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Constantine ... Larry Brennan
Dawn Addams ... Hedi von Hartmann
Marius Goring ... Rudi Siebert
Christopher Lee ... Jaeger
Nadine Tallier ... Zizi
Walter Gotell ... Hamburg Inspector
Willy Witte Willy Witte ... von Hartmann (as Willi Witte)
Leslie 'Hutch' Hutchinson ... Piano Player at Billie's (as 'Hutch')
Gaylord Cavallaro Gaylord Cavallaro ... Mike Jones
Hubert Mittendorf Hubert Mittendorf ... Schneider
Derek Sydney ... Barman
Penelope Horner ... Bar Girl
Georgina Cookson ... Billie
Clive Dunn ... Cemetery Keeper
Sheldon Lawrence Sheldon Lawrence ... Patrolling Policeman
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Hidden somewhere inside St. Teresa's Convent in Czechoslovakia is a box containing a fortune in jewels. A lot of people are after it.

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She was Trash! She would do anything for a price!


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Trivia

Nadja Tiller and Willy Witte were dubbed. See more »

Quotes

Larry Brennan: You act more like a crook than a lawyer!
Rudi Siebert: What's the difference?
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: 1944 Following opening credits: HAMBURG 1959 See more »

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Not THAT bad - good locations
21 December 2019 | by MarlburianSee all my reviews

Having read the four IMDB reviews and the external one, I nearly didn't bother to watch my recording of TTOST, as screened on Talking Pictures. In the end I did, and I wasn't too dissatisfied. It was comparable to the low-cost B films shot in London in the 1950s that I enjoy: slightly uninspiring cast, nostalgic 1950s scenes, creaky plot.

I'm unsure how the three main characters all ended up in the same "night club" at the same time some 15 years after they last met, and there were several other plot holes. But the locations - presumably all in West Germany - were good. The finale at the railway station was atmospheric; I wonder whether at times the cameras were concealed - certainly the other passengers didn't have the look of extras.

I was a little surprised that it soon became obvious in a 1959 film that the "night club" was an upmarket brothel. And the outside reviewer was very taken with Nadine Tallier's bath scene - which may have made up for her acting being poor.

Towards the end, one of the girls remarked that she was waiting for "Marius" (Goring) when she should have said "Rudi" (Siebert).

Clive Dunn, then 38 or 39, played the elderly cemetery keeper, complete with specs, anticipating his playing Corporal Jones in "Dad's Army" 12 years later.


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Country:

UK | West Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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