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Peeper (1976)

 -  Comedy | Mystery  -  January 1976 (USA)
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Set in the 1940s, the story follows a private eye on a case to find a long lost daughter of an oddball client. Two goons are on a mission to stop him.

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Leslie C. Tucker
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Ellen Prendergast
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Mianne Prendergast
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Anglich
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Frank Prendergast
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Sid (as Timothy Agoglia Carey)
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Billy Pate
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Rosie
Margo Winkler ...
Woman with luggage
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Mailman
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Mrs. Prendergast
Buffy Dee ...
Bazooka Himself
Gary Combs ...
Torpedo
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Snag Werris ...
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Set in the 1940s, the story follows a private eye on a case to find a long lost daughter of an oddball client. Two goons are on a mission to stop him.

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Back in '47, a gun was a roscoe, a private-eye was a Peeper, and murder was okay as long as nobody got hurt. In fact, anything was okay with this Peeper on the case because he wouldn't know who-done-it even if he done it himself.

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Comedy | Mystery

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Fat Chance  »

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Trivia

The window sign on Michael Caine's detective agency door read: "LESLEY C. TUCKER - PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR - CIVIL - DOMESTIC - INDUSTRIAL - CALIFORNIA LICENSED". However, this wording is only ever seen in from the back in reverse from the office interiors and never visible from the door's front-face. See more »

Goofs

The cruise liner at the end of the film looks far too modern for 1947. It is the MS Starward, built in 1968, and still in service today as the MV Orient Queen. See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening credits are spoken by a Humphrey Bogart impersonator. See more »

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Give Me the Simple Life
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Music by Rube Bloom
Played on the piano at the Penguin Lounge
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Peeper the Sleeper
15 March 2001 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

I like this film. It has a bit of the old 40s, late 30s private eye aspect to it but Michael Caine in his unmistakable London accent puts a new twist on the tale, which includes the very lovely Natalie Wood. the film never clicked and it's now relegated to the back of the pile, no video, no DVD and something that might show up on the late show. But, hey! I liked it and suggest you check it out if it comes across your viewing circumstances.


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