A Taste of Money

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A Taste of Money
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UK theatrical poster
Directed by Max Varnel
Written byMark Grantham (original story)
Produced by Edward J. Danziger
Harry Lee Danziger
Starring Jean Cadell
Dick Emery
Pete Murray
Cinematography James Wilson (as Jimmy Wilson)
Edited by Desmond Saunders
Distributed by United Artists Corporation
Release date
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

A Taste of Money is a 1960 British comedy film directed by Max Varnel and starring Jean Cadell, Dick Emery and Pete Murray. It was produced by the Danzigers. [1]



An elderly spinster who works as a cashier for an insurance company plots to rob her employers by concocting the perfect crime. [2]


Critical reception

TV Guide called the film "an uninspired comedy," and noted, "Cadell, at 76 years of age, turns in a charming performance, but that alone cannot save the picture from mediocrity"; [3] while Sky Movies wrote, "minor but amusing British comedy that's all the better for its coat of Technicolor. Character actress Jean Cadell is a joy in a rare leading role, and Dick Emery makes a perfect not-quite-funny gangster - his best work for the cinema. Christina Gregg is a pretty heroine in a film, which breaks little fresh ground, yet remains constantly entertaining thanks to good performances." [4]

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