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Emil and the Detectives (1964)

When Emil travels by bus to Berlin to visit his grandmother and his cousin, his money is stolen by a crook who specializes in digging tunnels. Emil must get the money back as it is for his ... See full summary »

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Baron
Bryan Russell ...
Emil Tischbein (as Bryan Russel)
Roger Mobley ...
Gustav
Heinz Schubert ...
Grundeis
Peter Ehrlich ...
Müller
Cindy Cassell ...
Pony (as Cindy Cassel)
Elsa Wagner ...
Nana
Eva Ingeborg Scholz ...
Frau Tischbein (as Eva-Ingeborg Scholz)
Wolfgang Völz ...
Wachtmeister Stucke
Franz Nicklisch ...
Desk Sergeant
Brian Richardson ...
Professor
Robert Swann ...
Hermann
David Petrychka ...
Ann Noland ...
Frieda
Ron Johnson ...
Rudolf
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When Emil travels by bus to Berlin to visit his grandmother and his cousin, his money is stolen by a crook who specializes in digging tunnels. Emil must get the money back as it is for his grandmother. While following the thief, Emil runs into Gustav, an enterprising young boy who gathers up all his friends to help Emil find the money. Emil's cousin also gets involved and they get into more trouble than they bargained for when Emil's pickpocket turns out to be mixed up with a couple of notorious bank robbers. Written by April M. Cheek <Aravis2713@aol.com>

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18 December 1964 (USA)  »

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A childhood treat!
11 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

I stumbled on this entry and was glad I did! I recall watching this when it was broadcast on "Disney's Wonderful World of Color" in September 1966 when I was five and have never seen it since. I recall the Berlin locations and being fascinated by the entire enterprise. Maybe I would have a different opinion if I saw it now, but I recalled liking it as a kid.


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