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Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)

PG | | Crime, Comedy | 19 August 1976 (UK)
Two hopelessly-out-of-their-class conmen attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the nineteenth century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank robber in the world, and the ... See full summary »

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Two hopelessly-out-of-their-class conmen attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the nineteenth century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank robber in the world, and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman. Written by Don Devlin <ddevlin@loop.com>

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An elegant safecracker, two would-be con men and a dedicated do-gooder in a race to rob the toughest safe in the world. See more »

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Crime | Comedy

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19 August 1976 (UK)  »

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Balordi e Co. - Società per losche azioni capitale interamente rubato $1.000.000  »

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Trivia

After disastrous previews, Columbia heavily cut the film down. Director Mark Rydell claimed most of the film's jokes were the main victims. See more »

Quotes

Adam Worth: I need a favor, Mr. Durgom. I want these two clods assigned to the nitro detail, as soon as possible.
Warden Durgom: You mean permanently, sir?
Adam Worth: No, Mr. Durgom. Not permanently. Just until they die!
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Opening credits: 1892 SUDBURY, MASS. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Eric Idle/Neil Innes (1977) See more »

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Vienna Life
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Music by Johann Strauss
Arranged by Carmine Coppola
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It's a good time!
25 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

This is just a good, clean, fun movie with an excellent cast. It was shot back in the 1970's. It is amazing that the movie did not do better at the box office, because of all the stars that were cast in it. It is interesting to note that this movie was shot mostly in Mansfield, Ohio at the Mansfield Reformatory. Since then, Shawshank Redemption and Con Air were filmed there as well. The prison used for the movie has since been replaced by a new one and is now an historical site, open to the public. I think you will find some good laughs here. It is not brain surgery and a great way to experience some top stars in one package. I was an extra in this movie, playing both a prison guard and a prisoner. Chasing James Caan and Elliot Gould was a hoot. The cast and crew of this movie had a great time filming it. I might add that the director, Mark Rydell, went on to direct the movie,On Golden Pond.


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