The Cheap Detective (1978)

Cheap Detective
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 32mins.
Genres Comedy
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Michele Bernath Actor n/a 1 1000055
Gary Alexander Actor n/a 1 1000054
David Matthau Actor n/a 1 1000053
Tina Ritt Actor n/a 1 1000052
George F Simmons Actor n/a 1 1000056
Joree Sirianni Actor n/a 1 1000057
Ray Stark Producer n/a 3 3000001
Robert Moore Director n/a 2 2000001
Cornell Chulay Actor n/a 1 1000058
Cindy Lang Actor n/a 1 1000051
Lauren Simon Actor n/a 1 1000050
Lee Menning Actor n/a 1 1000044
Laurie Hagen Actor n/a 1 1000043
Gary L Dyer Actor n/a 1 1000042
Nancy Warren Actor n/a 1 1000045
Nancy Marlowe Coyne Actor n/a 1 1000046
Sheila Sisco Actor n/a 1 1000049
Paula Friel Actor n/a 1 1000048
Lynn Griffis Actor n/a 1 1000047
Margaret Booth Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Neil Simon Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
John A Anderson Wardrobe n/a 120823 13000005
Theoni V Aldredge Wardrobe n/a 120823 13000004
Agnes G Henry Costumes n/a 120828 13000003
Agnes G Henry Wardrobe n/a 120823 13000006
William McCaughey Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000001
Al Overton Jr. Sound sound recording mixer 120816 14000004
Lyle J Burbridge Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000003
Michael J Kohut Sound sound rerecording mixer 120816 14000002
John A Anderson Costumes n/a 120828 13000002
Theoni V Aldredge Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Sidney Levin Editor n/a 172 7000001
John Alonzo Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
John C Chulay Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Michael A Stevenson Editor n/a 172 7000002
Patrick Williams Music n/a 120781 8000001
Phillip Bennett Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Charles R Pierce Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Robert Luthardt Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Armando Gonzalez Actor n/a 1 1000041
Charles A Bastin Actor n/a 1 1000040
Abe Vigoda Actor Sergeant Rizzuto 1 1000014
Phil Silvers Actor Hoppy 1 1000013
Marsha Mason Actor Georgia Merkle 1 1000012
Paul Williams Actor Boy 1 1000015
Nicol Williamson Actor Colonel Schlissel 1 1000016
Scatman Crothers Actor Tinker 1 1000019
Carmine Caridi Actor Sergeant Crosseti 1 1000018
Emory Bass Actor Butler 1 1000017
Fernando Lamas Actor Paul DuChard 1 1000011
Madeline Kahn Actor Mrs Montenegro 1 1000010
Sid Caesar Actor Ezra Dezire 1 1000004
Eileen Brennan Actor Betty DeBoop 1 1000003
Ann-Margret Actor Jezebel Desire 1 1000002
Stockard Channing Actor Bess 1 1000005
James Coco Actor Marcel 1 1000006
John Houseman Actor Jasper Blubber 1 1000009
Louise Fletcher Actor Marlene DuChard 1 1000008
Dom DeLuise Actor Pepe Damascus 1 1000007
Vic Tayback Actor Lieutenant DiMaggio 1 1000020
James Cromwell Actor n/a 1 1000021
Maurice Marks Actor n/a 1 1000034
Henry Sutton Actor n/a 1 1000033
Bella Bruck Actor n/a 1 1000032
Joe E Ross Actor n/a 1 1000035
Dean Perry Actor n/a 1 1000036
Louis H Kelly Actor n/a 1 1000039
Ronald L Schwary Actor n/a 1 1000038
George Rondo Actor n/a 1 1000037
Wally Berns Actor n/a 1 1000031
Jerry Ziman Actor n/a 1 1000030
John Calvin Actor n/a 1 1000024
Carole Wells Actor n/a 1 1000023
David Ogden Stiers Actor n/a 1 1000022
Barry Michlin Actor n/a 1 1000025
Jonathan Banks Actor n/a 1 1000026
Zale Kessler Actor n/a 1 1000029
Lee McLaughlin Actor n/a 1 1000028
Lew Gallo Actor n/a 1 1000027
Peter Falk Actor Lou Peckinpaugh 1 1000001
Synopsis
Lou Peckinpaugh, the Cheap Detective has entered a world that is half "Casablanca" and half "Maltese Falcone." A parody of Bogart's films in which Lou goes through a series of scenes from the two movies trying to keep ahead of the police who think he killed his partner as he tries to find the black bird.