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The Stoolie (1972)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  November 1972 (USA)
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Roger Pitman (Jackie Mason), a small-time grifter and crook, works with police-detective Alex Brogan (Dan Frazer), in trapping fellow thieves with bait money. Pitman decides to take some of... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Roger Pitman
Josip Elic ...
1st Hijacker
Reid Cruickshanks ...
2nd Hijacker
Dan Frazer ...
Police Sgt. Alex Brogan
Leonard Yorr ...
Maxie (as Leonard York)
Dick Carballo ...
Marco Ruiz (as Richard Carballo)
Babette New ...
Sylvia
Mary McKennedy ...
Pool Hall Girl
Sean Walsh ...
Truck Driver (as Sean Walch)
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Lattimore
Ronnie Mellen ...
Hertz Girl
Marcia Knight ...
Limousine 'Lady' (as Marcie Knight)
Jack Nagle ...
Doral Desk Clerk (as Jack Nagel)
Sonnie Sands ...
Doral Bell Hop (as Sonny Sands)
Lee Steele ...
Weehawken Police Chief
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Roger Pitman (Jackie Mason), a small-time grifter and crook, works with police-detective Alex Brogan (Dan Frazer), in trapping fellow thieves with bait money. Pitman decides to take some of the money and seek the good life in Miama Beach. Hr falls in love with secretary Shelia Morrison (Marcia Jean Kurtz), and finds that Brogan is on his trail. And, yes the film had two directors, one of which was also one of the three photographers on the film. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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"THE STOOLIE" IS A TRUE STORY. John G. Avildsen, director of "Save the Tiger" and "Joe", has made a new tender-touching film about a stool pigeon - and his fight to earn respectability.

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Phil Philbin had the role of "Miami Police Chief," while his cast mate, Hope Pomerance was married to Rocky Pomerance, who was the real life police chief of Miami Beach, Florida, from 1963 to 1977. See more »

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Referenced in Jackie Mason: An Equal Opportunity Offender (1995) See more »

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Mason acted well HAS ANYONE SEEN THIS OLD ODD MOVIE ??
18 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

This my first time on any board. I saw this flick many years ago but I think of it every time I see Mason. He was a sweaty loser in this movie. He and that girl thought a few thousand bucks could turn it around for them, they were pathetic and real. It has been a long long time since I saw it but i remember that it was funny and human, yet I bet it will never be on again.

Thanks Mr Mason


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