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

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Cast

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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The prequel, Komisario Palmun erehdys (1960), was a huge success, but its producer T.J. Särkkä forgot to reserve the filming rights of Mika Waltari's other Palmu-novel "Kuka murhasi rouva Skrofin". Mauno Mäkelä bought the rights and Kaasua, komisario Palmu (1961) was filmed under Fennada-Filmi. See more »

Quotes

Ms. Hallamaa: I smell the odor of gas.
Janitor's wife: What?
Ms. Hallamaa: At the stairs! I smell the odor of gas at the stairs.
Janitor: Gas! No, it is not the odor of gas!
[to his wife]
Janitor: Or did you smell it?
Janitor's wife: No, it is just the drainpipes that are broken.
Ms. Hallamaa: No, I'm sure that it is the odor of gas.
Janitor: That old woman, that old woman upstairs. She doesn't have the drainpipes repaired, because she is so stingy.
Ms. Hallamaa: What ever you say, this is the smell of gas!
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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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