The Cheap Detective

  • 1978
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy, Mystery

A real romp for Falk playing a wacky Bogart-like gumshoe running around San Francisco and parodying many a Bogie film. Simon's slapstick comedy is a cut below his MURDER BY DEATH but is nevertheless consistently funny--and often hilarious. Falk's character lurches and scrambles through the plots of number of movies--THE MALTESE FALCON and CASABLANCA, more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Producer (1 Credit)
Ray Stark
Assoc. Producer (1 Credit)
Margaret Booth
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (2 Credits)
Michael A. Stevenson
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Patrick Williams
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Robert Luthardt
Art Director (1 Credit)
Phillip Bennett
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Costumes (3 Credits)
Agnes Henry
John A. Anderson
Theoni V. Aldredge

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