About

Newly arrived in Hollywood from England, Dennis Barlow finds he has to arrange his uncle's interment at the highly-organised and very profitable Whispering Glades funeral parlour. His fancy is caught by one of their cosmeticians, Aimee Thanatogenos. But he has three problems - the strict rules of owner Blessed Reverand Glenworthy, the rivalry of embalmer Mr Joyboy, and the shame of now working him...

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Directed by

Tony Richardson

Written by

Terry Southern (Author)
Evelyn Waugh (Novel)
Christopher Isherwood (Author)

Runtime

122 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The motion picture with something to offend everyone!

Cast

Keywords

funeral home

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Lists

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