|Two Gentlemen Sharing|
|Directed by||Ted Kotcheff|
|Produced by||J. Barry Kulick|
|Screenplay by||Evan Jones|
|Based on||Two Gentlemen Sharing|
by David Stuart Leslie
|Starring|| Robin Phillips |
|Music by||Stanley Myers|
|Edited by||Derek York|
American International Productions
|Distributed by|| Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors (UK)|
American International Pictures (US)
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The film cost an estimated £380,000 to make.
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Variety wrote, "Film boasts a solid and well-chosen cast, strong physical values for such a medium-scaled item, and a racial story [from a novel by David Stuart Leslie] delivered with unhysterical acumen and, at times, with considerable barbed humor."
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