The Body Said No! (1950)

Genres - Comedy, Mystery  |   Run Time - 75 min.  |   Countries - UK, USA  |  
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In the Anglo-American The Body Said No!, actor Michael Rennie plays his most challenging role: "himself." The scene is a British TV studio, where Rennie is performing in a live dramatic broadcast. On another set, singer Yolande Donlan mistakes a director's hand signals as "secret code" in a murder plot. Future Dr. Who star Jon Pertwee pops up as a studio watchman. Believe it or not, commercial television had been a reality in Great Britain for 14 years at the time of The Body Said No!'s 1950 release.

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actor, Allies, camera, concentration-camp, desert, escape, fantasy, guest, murder, Nazism, prison, rehearsal, revenge, soldier, songwriter, television