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Inspector Palmu's Error (1960)
"Komisario Palmun erehdys" (original title)

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A closed room mystery begins when an infamous tycoon is found dead in his bath tub. The famous police lieutenant Palmu is summoned to investigate.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joel Rinne ...
Elina Pohjanpää ...
Irma Vanne
Matti Ranin ...
Leo Riuttu ...
Writer K V Laihonen
Leo Jokela ...
Elina Salo ...
Airi Rykämö
Matti Oravisto ...
Eerik Vaara
Pentti Siimes ...
Aimo Rykämö
Saara Ranin ...
Amalia Rygseck
Leevi Kuuranne ...
'Butler' Veijonen
Jussi Jurkka ...
Bruno Rygseck
Aino Mantsas ...
Alli Rygseck
Arvo Lehesmaa ...
Gunnar Rygseck
Risto Mäkelä ...
Hagert
Toivo Mäkelä ...
Pianist
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A closed room mystery begins when an infamous tycoon is found dead in his bath tub. The famous police lieutenant Palmu is summoned to investigate.

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Trivia

Director Matti Kassila's first impression was that the role of Inspector Palmu would be good for Aku Korhonen, but at the time Korhonen was seriously ill and wasn't available. See more »

Quotes

Amalia Rygseck: So you are writer Laihonen! I have read one of your books.
Writer K V Laihonen: That's very interesting!
Amalia Rygseck: After reading it I burnt it!
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Can can (Orphée aux enfers)
Written by Jacques Offenbach
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Pure pleasure
11 January 2003 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

This is an absolutely delightful movie, one of my all time favourites. It is a mixture of comedy, exitement, dark humor etc. The actors work terrificly as in every Komisario Palmu movie. This movie has great turns and it always succees to scare me deliciously on the end. You can´t get tired of this movie, I can assure you that!


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