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Salt and pepper

Kirk Sanderson

Kino Lorber will release the British comedy on July 19 Salt and pepper with its suite, Once againon Blu-ray Disc, as part of its Studio Classics line.

The films, directed by Richard Donner and released in 1968 and 1970, respectively, star Rat Pack alums Sammy Davis Jr. and Peter Lawford as Salt and Pepper, the owners of an ultra-cool nightclub in London.

In Salt and pepper, a sexy spy finds herself dead in their club. The couple are recruited by the British Secret Service to help solve the crime. But when they discover a plot to overthrow the government – and no one will believe them – they are forced to go it alone.

In Once again, Davis and Lawford reprise their roles as nightclub owners-turned-sleuths, this time under the direction of comic book genius Jerry Lewis. When her wealthy twin brother is found dead, Pepper secretly assumes his identity – only to find that her twin brother has been murdered. This revelation sends the couple on a wild adventure filled with double crosses and an evil crew of diamond smugglers with an evil plot to put them both on ice. The sequel features cameos from horror greats Christopher Lee as Dracula and Peter Cushing as Dr. Frankenstein.


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