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The cheap detective

Author: Ray StarkRobert MooreNeil SimonPeter FalkAnn-MargretAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, [1990]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Falk plays a worldly, cynical gumshoe who takes on San Francisco, thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in this tribute to Casablanca, the Maltese Falcon, and other films from the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Detective and mystery films
Parody films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Drama
Parodies, imitations, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Stark; Robert Moore; Neil Simon; Peter Falk; Ann-Margret; Eileen Brennan; Sid Caesar; Stockard Channing; James Coco; Dom DeLuise; Louise Fletcher; John Houseman; Madeline Kahn; Fernando Lamas; Marsha Mason; Phil Silvers; Abe Vigoda; Paul Williams; Nicol Williamson; Sidney Levin; Michael A Stevenson; Patrick Williams; John A Alonzo; Rastar Productions, Inc.; Columbia-E.M.I.-Warner Distributors.; RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0800101057 : 9780800101053
OCLC Number: 21792582
Notes: Originially released as a motion picture in 1978 by Rastar Films.
Credits: Edited by Sidney Levin and Michael A. Stevenson; music by Patrick Williams ; director of photography, John A. Alonzo.
Cast: Peter Falk, Ann-Margret, Eileen Brennan, Sid Caesar, Stockard Channing, James Coco, Dom DeLuise, Louise Fletcher, John Houseman, Madeline Kahn, Fernando Lamas, Marsha Mason, Phil Silvers, Abe Vigoda, Paul Williams, Nicol Williamson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 92 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Cheap detective (Motion picture)
Neil Simon's The cheap detective
Responsibility: A Columbia/EMI Presentation ; produced by Ray Stark ; directed by Robert Moore ; written by Neil Simon.
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Peter Falk plays a worldly, cynical gumshoe who takes on San Francisco, thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in this tribute to Casablanca, the Maltese Falcon, and other films from the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives.

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