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Gas, Inspector Palmu! (1961)
"Kaasua, komisario Palmu!" (original title)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joel Rinne ...
Matti Ranin ...
Leo Jokela ...
Elina Salo ...
Kirsti Skrof
Pentti Siimes ...
Kurt Kuurna
Saulo Haarla ...
Kaarle Lankela
Risto Mäkelä ...
Preacher Mustapää
Henny Valjus ...
Mrs. Alma Skrof
Aino Mantsas ...
Iiri Salmia
Toivo Mäkelä ...
Judge Lanne
Pehr-Olof Sirén ...
Doctor (as Per-Olof Sirén)
Pia Hattara ...
Ms. Hallamaa
Rauha Rentola ...
Sister Anna
Kullervo Kalske ...
Police Officer Ara
Esko Mannermaa ...
Deputy Chief Hakanen
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In Mika Waltari's original novel, Kaarlo Lankela is an airplane-pilot, but in the film he is a rally driver. See more »

Quotes

Frans J. Palmu: Oh, by the way: Where were you last night between 11pm and 12pm?
Judge Lanne: Me? I was at my club. I left after 12 pm.
Frans J. Palmu: What is the name of your club?
Judge Lanne: The Silent Pole Vaulters Club.
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Film full of humor and excitement
2 June 2003 | by (Oulu, Finland) – See all my reviews

Director Matti Kassila made four Palmu films, and this one is the best. If this had been filmed in an English speaking country, it would have been a worldwide success. Especially I enjoy the work of two actors: artist Kurt Kuurna played by Pentti Siimes and assistant Kokki played by Leo Jokela. Unfortunately Palmu films are not yet available on DVD, but hopefully we'll see a change on that in the near future.


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