July 5, 1967 in UK cinemas: Morecambe & Wise are The Magnificent Two

The Magnificent Two also known as What Happened at Campo Grande? is a British comedy film directed by Cliff Owen and starring Morecambe and Wise in the third and final of their 1960s trio of films.

Two British Action Men traveling salesmen are sent to the South American country of Parazuellia to sell their goods. During the train journey Eric accidentally opens a door leading to the death of the returning English educated Torres who is the figurehead of a revolutionary movement and a government secret policeman arresting him. Upon arrival in the city of Campo Grande, Eric is mistaken by the revolutionaries for Torres, and though they discover the death of the real Torres they pay Eric and Ernie to maintain Eric’s impersonation of Torres to lead a revolution to oust a brutal dictator. However once the revolution is successful Eric gains an inflated opinion of himself. [Wikipedia]


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