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Something for Everyone (1970)

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Based on a novel by Harry Kressing, Something for Everyone must hold some sort of record for having the largest number of unsympathetic characters within a single film. Mercenary layabout Michael York talks himself into a footman's job at the estate of dissipated countess Angela Lansbury. In his efforts to advance himself socially and monetarily, York stops at nothing--including murder. He is eventually roasted on his own spit, courtesy of Lansbury's gross, ugly daughter Jane Carr. Guiding the debauched destinies of the characters is none other than Broadway luminary Harold Prince. The film has also been released as The Rook and Black Flowers for the Bride.

Cast

Michael York
as Konrad Ludwig
Angela Lansbury
as Countess Herthe von Ornstein
Anthony Corlan
as Helmuth Von Ornstein
Heidelinde Weis
as Annaliese Pleschke
Eva-Maria Meineke
as Mrs. Pleschke
John Gill
as Mr. Pleschke
Jane Carr
as Lotte Von Ornstein
Walter Janssen
as Fr. Georg
Enzi Fuchs
as Waitress
Erland Erlandson
as Schoenfeld
Hilde Weisner
as Princess Palamir
Marius Aicher
as Scullery Boy
Mogens von Gadow
as Station Master
Ernest Ziegler
as Elderly Man
Erik Jelde
as Bit Part
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Critic Reviews for Something for Everyone

All Critics (2)

Bitterly funny, occasionally brilliant and always compelling, Something for Everyone deserves to be better remembered than it is.

June 28, 2006 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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