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"Double Your Money" (1955) TV Season



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Overview

Language
English

Country
UK

Ratings / Votes
6.9/ 10 (8 Votes)

MPAA Ratings

Production Company
Arlington Television & Radio Ltd. [gb]
Associated-Rediffusion Television [gb]

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors

Writers

Release Date
(UK) - 26 September 1955

Running Time
30

Tagline

Keywords
non-fiction, quiz,

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Full Cast

  1. Barrie, Amanda as [Hostess]
  2. Rose, Monica (I) as [Herself - Host (1964-1968)]
  3. Smith, Maggie (I) as [Herself - Hostess (1955-1956)]

Genres

  1. Game-Show

Full Plot

Quiz show in which every time a contestant answers a question correctly on their chosen subject their prize money doubles, starting at 1 upto 32. If they get a question wrong however they lose everything. The best player then goes on to a 1000 Treasure Trail. Anonymous Plot not found

Distributors

Canadian Television (CTV) [ca] - (????) (Canada) (TV)
Independent Television (ITV) [gb]

Film Editors

  1. Cromien, Larry (1955-1968)

Trivia

- Was the first British Quiz Show to record an edition in the former USSR with Russian contestants who could speak English. The winner won a TV set which at the time would have taken several years to earn in his own country.

- The hostess 'Monica Rose (I)' (qv) was originally a member of the audience who was picked out because of her mad amiable personality and 'Cockney Sparrow' accent. She and Hughie's humorous double act was a firm favourite with the viewers for the length of the series.

- The hostess 'Audrey Graham (I)' (qv) was originally a contestant on the _"Opportunity Knocks" (1956)_ (qv) show.

- This show was spoofed on the episode of 'Heartbeat' in which the character Philip Bellamy met his untimely end after having been shot by a man who was trying to get his ailing son out of the country to Africa.

- An edition the team made in Japan was called "Double Your Yen".

- The last ever show broadcast in July 1968 came from Adelaide, Australia.

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