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Magnificent Two, The (1967)

magnificent2_002Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise are two inept travelling toy salesmen who set off to a Latin American banana republic in the middle of a revolution.

Unfortunately, Eric discovers he is an exact look-alike of rebel leader Torres.

When Torres is killed Eric is bribed to pose as the revolutionary in exchange for millions. Unfortunately, as with all Eric and Ern endeavours, it’s not quite that simple . . .

Eric finds himself in control of the country and participating in official functions. During a concluding battle, the revolution ends when a lingerie-clad female army install Carla (Margit Saad) as president.

The third and final comedy vehicle for popular British television duo Morecambe and Wise.

Eric
Eric Morecambe
Ernie
Ernie Wise
Carla
Margit Saad
Carillo
Virgilio Texera
British Ambassador
Cecil Parker

Director
Cliff Owen

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