Adele Hasn't Had Her Supper Yet

  • 1978
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Mystery

Amateurish attempt to satirize the detective heroics of Nick Carter, circa 1900, where director Oldrick Lipsky (who had a mild success with his animated feature LEMONADE JOE) uses myriad antiques and gadgets to enhance the invention-obsessed gumshoe. The whole thing, from the so-called nemesis of Carter, a slurping man-eating plant, Adele, to the detective's...read more

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Amateurish attempt to satirize the detective heroics of Nick Carter, circa 1900, where director Oldrick Lipsky (who had a mild success with his animated feature LEMONADE JOE) uses myriad antiques and gadgets to enhance the invention-obsessed gumshoe. The whole thing, from the so-called

nemesis of Carter, a slurping man-eating plant, Adele, to the detective's flight in a colorful balloon, is neither funny nor interesting. Docolomansky is a clownish Carter flitting about Prague looking for Adele in what he thinks are clever disguises.

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  • Released: 1978
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Amateurish attempt to satirize the detective heroics of Nick Carter, circa 1900, where director Oldrick Lipsky (who had a mild success with his animated feature LEMONADE JOE) uses myriad antiques and gadgets to enhance the invention-obsessed gumshoe. The w… (more)

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