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    THE CHEAP DETECTIVE is a hilarious Humphrey Bogart send-up, blending the plots of Casablanca and The Maltese Falcon with the comedic vision of Neil Simon. Peter Falk is Lou Peckingpaugh, the worldly,cynical gumshoe who takes on thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in thisterrific tribute to Bogie and the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives. An incredible ensemble cast does take-offs of characters made famous by Mary Astor (Madeline Kahn), Sidney Greenstreet (John Houseman), Lauren Bacall (Ann-Margret), Peter Lorre (Dom DeLuise), Ingrid Bergman (LouiseFletcher), and Paul Henreid (Fernando Lamas). Want more? How about Eileen Brennan, Sid Caesar, PhilSilvers, Nicol Williamson, James Coco, and Scatman Crothers - just a few of the many cast members who add to the merriment. THE CHEAP DETECTIVE is the perfect entertainment for anyone who loves Bogart, films of the forties, or a good healthy laugh.

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    • Runtime: 92:00
    • Genre: Comedy/Mystery
    • Language: English
    • Format: DVD-NTSC
    • Screen: 16x9
    • Aspect: 2.35
    • Rating: PG
    • Audio: English Mono
    • Color/BW: Color
    • Special Features:
    • Copyright: © 1978 Rastar Films, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    • Number of Discs: 1
    • Disc Format: DVD-5

    Starring:
    Madeline Kahn
    John Houseman
    Louise Fletcher
    Scatman Crothers
    Sid Caesar
    Dom DeLuise
    Eileen Brennan
    Peter Falk
    Ann-Margret
    Stockard Channing
    Ann-Margret

    Written by:

    Directed by:
    Robert Moore

    Produced by:
    Ray Stark