Hot Millions (1968)

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Hot Millions is an 1968 caper story made by MGM. It was directed by Eric Till and produced by Mildred Freed Alberg, from a collaborative screenplay by Ira Wallach and star Peter Ustinov. The music score was composed by Laurie Johnson, featuring the single "This Time" from Scottish singer Lulu. The cinematographer was Kenneth Higgins. Con-artist Marcus Pendleton has just been released from prison for embezzlement. He has emerged into a world increasingly reliant on computers. He convinces computer programmer Caesar Smith to follow his life-long dream of hunting moths in the Amazon Rainforest. Assuming Caesar's identity, he gains employment; however, he uses the computer systems to send claim cheques to himself under various aliases and addresses all over Europe. He meets and marries Patty, an inept secretary and frustrated flautist. As Caesar, he now has the problem of hiding his hot money. Filmed at MGM-British Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK and on location. In the film, when Maggie Smith takes Bob Newhart shopping, she is seen buying an outfit at the Apple Boutique on Baker Street, London, which was owned by The Beatles.

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