Cute, light mystery in the THIN MAN style. I was not aware that the Perry Mason character was ever a romantic-comedy type role; assumed it would be courtroom melodrama. 🤷♂️ Warren William in the lead is very charming, a pretty effortless little flick to enjoy.
A simple banana farmer travels to the big city to battle bureaucrats and mobsters.
Shades of CROCODILE DUNDEE as big Bud Spencer plays fish-out-of-water in a broad, silly comedy. And despite the corny trappings you get the idea that there's something of a message hiding in the story (credited to Spencer himself). A notion that simple folk can be self-sufficient and happy without the micro-managing of government, or exploitation by avaricious business interests.
But let's be honest, a flick like…
A wealthy lord is haunted by the memory of his long-lost unfaithful wife: her image and voice seem to taunt him from every corner of his lavish castle estate. He's losing his mind! ...Or is he?
Combining elements of giallo murder mystery; Gothic old-castle ghost story; and sleazy, swinging-London debauchery, EVELYN delivers terrifically despite missing some key exploitable touchstones. (Namely, gory or graphic murders, fast-paced action scenes, or [mostly] any ghouls or creatures.)
In the lead role is lanky Spaghetti…