The Battle of the Sexes (1959)

The Battle of the Sexes


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In this 1959 comedy, Robert MacPherson (Robert Morley) inherits his family's textile business in Edinburgh, Scotland, then hires American efficiency expert Angela Barrows (Constance Cummings) to bring the business into the modern age. The House of MacPherson has long been known as a manufacturer of fine Scottish tweed, and the company's mild-mannered head clerk, Mr. Martin (Peter Sellers), worries that the no-nonsense Barrows will ruin everything with her new-fangled ideas and eventually replace … More

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Genre: Comedy
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as Mr. Martin

as Robert MacPherson

as Angela Barrows

as Andrew Darling

as Old MacPherson

as Irwin Hoffman

as Robertson

as Night Watchman

as Mr. White

as Mr. Meekie

as Mr. Munson

as Jeannie MacDougall

as Wine Shop Owner

as Tobacconist

as American Wife

as American Husband

as Jock Munro

as Detective's Friend

as Narrator

as Delivery Man

as 1st Porter

as 2nd Porter

as Policeman

as Usherette
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