Comedy/Crime/Drama/Mystery, UK, 1991, 50 min.Synopsis
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Lovejoy (Ian McShane) helps the poor brother (Nicholas Farrell) get some of his proper inheritance from his rich mean brother, Sir Hugo Carey-Holden (Patrick Malahide). Sir Hugo has Lovejoy look through the family catalogue of antiques to discover valuables. Lovejoy notices a drawing of the Italian Venus on a half shell. This is a very valuable antique which Sir Hugo thinks has been sold. Lovejoy finds the half shell in the garden. He then has the poor brother, Douglas Holden, who is a sculptor, create a copy of the original Italian Venus. Lovejoy sell the statue to Sir Hugo, who later realizes that he has been duped, as the original statue has been made into a lamp which is in his study.
Directed by John Woods Starring Ian McShane
, Phyllis Logan
, Chris Jury
, Patrick Malahide
, Celia Imrie
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