• 1971
  • 1 HR 28 MIN
  • PG
  • Comedy, Crime

This offbeat feature debut from director Stephen Frears (MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE, DANGEROUS LIAISONS, THE GRIFTERS) cleverly satirizes the detective films of the past, particularly those featuring the hardboiled private eyes created by Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. Finney, a bingo caller in a seedy Liverpool nightclub who envisions himself as more

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(Movie Clip) Make Your Play
Albert Finney (as near-delusional wanna-be Private Eye Eddie Ginley) takes a job then opens a package on board a Liverpool bus, in director Stephen Fr (more…)
(Movie Clip) Opening, Eddie
Albert Finney (as Eddie Ginley) waxes comic-noir, narrating in the opening of director Stephen Frears' first feature Gumshoe, 1971, co-starring Caroly (more…)
(Movie Clip) Wyatt Colon Alison
Aspiring private-eye Eddie (Albert Finney) visits his mark, Ms. Wyatt (Carolyn Seymour) in a Liverpool university library in an early scene from direc (more…)

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