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Director  Leslie Arliss
Genres  Comedy, Crime Fiction
Country  United Kingdom
5.4/10 IMDb

Music by  Sam Simmonds
Duration  
Language  English
Miss Tulip Stays the Night movie poster
Release date  July 1955 (UK)
Writer  John O. Douglas, Jack Hulbert, Bill Luckwell
Cast  Diana Dors (Kate Dax), Patrick Holt (Andrew Dax), Jack Hulbert (Constable Feathers), Cicely Courtneidge (Millicent Tulip), A. E. Matthews (Mr Potts), Joss Ambler (Inspector Thorne)
Similar movies  Related Leslie Arliss movies

Miss Tulip Stays the Night is a 1955 British comedy crime film directed by Leslie Arliss and starring Diana Dors, Patrick Holt, Jack Hulbert and Cicely Courtneidge. The screenplay concerns a crime writer and his wife who stay at a country house, where a mysterious corpse appears.

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Plot

A novelist (Patrick Holt) and his wife (Diana Dors) are sleeping peacefully in their new cottage when a mysterious older lady (Cicely Courtneidge) arrives, apparently stranded in a storm. She hands the writer her gun and some jewellery for safe-keeping, and asks for a bed for the night. Unfortunately, someone shoots her during the night and the author is accused of the crime. He is forced to turn detective to defend himself.

Cast

  • Diana Dors - Kate Dax
  • Patrick Holt - Andrew Dax
  • Jack Hulbert - Constable Feathers
  • Cicely Courtneidge - Millicent Tulip/Angela Tulip
  • A. E. Matthews - Mr Potts
  • Joss Ambler - Inspector Thorne
  • Pat Terry-Thomas [Ida Patlanski] - Judith Gale
  • George Roderick - Sergeant Akers
  • Brian Oulton - Dr. Willis
  • Ian Wilson - Police photographer
  • Archie Terry-Thomas - Archie Dax [dog]
  • Critical reception

    TV Guide called the film "badly done on all counts"; whereas The Digital Fix wrote, "Miss Tulip manages to combine comedy and murder with efficient ease".

    References

    Miss Tulip Stays the Night Wikipedia
    Miss Tulip Stays the Night IMDb Miss Tulip Stays the Night themoviedb.org


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