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Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)

PG | | Crime, Comedy | 19 August 1976 (UK)
Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Harry Dighby
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Walter Hill
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Adam Worth
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Lissa Chestnut
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Rufus T. Crisp
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Gloria Fontaine
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Chatsworth
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Mischa
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Lewis
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Florence
Kathryn Grody ...
Barbara
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Ben
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Billy Gallagher
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Warden Durgom
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Guard O'Meara
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Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th 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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See CAAN, GOULD, KEATON and CAINE fulfill their craving for high living - through means illegal, immoral and ultimately explosive. [US half-sheet] 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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(Metrocolor) (uncredited)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Columbia filmed some of the New York scenes on the "Hello Dolly" set that was still standing on the Fox set. See more »

Quotes

Chatsworth: Adam, where'd you find those two oafs?
Adam Worth: Oh, they're not oafs, Jack. They would require practice to become oafs.
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Crazy Credits

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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Great Cast . . . That's All I Got
19 May 2016 | by (Fly-Over Country) – See all my reviews

When I saw Harry and Walter Go to New York in 1976, I liked it because it was fun seeing serious actors playing comedy. It had Diane Keaton, who, back in the day, made my gums sweat. I had no idea what was in store for me when I saw it again as a middle-aged adult.

It was so very awful. Same fine cast to appreciate, but the movie just sat there like a blob of cat puke on the rug that not even the chihuahua will scarf up.

Yup, that bad.

And, considering how it went so over-budget it almost sank Columbia Pictures, you would think, you would hope that there would be some evidence the money had been used effectively. You would want your entertainment dollars (three and a half of them, back then) to be for something.

You would be wrong.

Aren't we lucky that, for some reason or another, you never see Harry and Walter Go to New York offered on even the Later than Late Show?


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