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No Deposit, No Return (1976)

 -  Family | Comedy  -  5 February 1976 (USA)
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Two would-be safe-crackers 'sort of' kidnap the two grandchildren of millionaire J. W. Osborne. In a story somewhat reminiscent of O. Henry's The Ransom of Red Chief, the ransom amount ... See full summary »

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J.W. Osborne
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Duke
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Bert
Herschel Bernardi ...
Sgt. Turner
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Carolyn
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Tracy
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Jay
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Jameson
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Longnecker (as Charlie Martin Smith)
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Big Joe
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Peter
Louis Guss ...
Freddie
Richard O'Brien ...
Capt. Boland
Barney Phillips ...
Sgt. Benson
Ruth Manning ...
Miss Murdock
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Two would-be safe-crackers 'sort of' kidnap the two grandchildren of millionaire J. W. Osborne. In a story somewhat reminiscent of O. Henry's The Ransom of Red Chief, the ransom amount keeps getting smaller as the two children have the best vacation from boarding school ever with their two new friends. Written by Doug Shafer <dsshafer@uncc.edu>

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The big heist is up for grabs in the comedy caper of the century! See more »

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Family | Comedy

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Don Knotts said that one day, while he was filming scenes for this project in the San Francisco airport, a director approached him and said he would like to cast him in a dramatic film one day. Although it never happened, Knotts said he was flattered by the offer. The director was Sam Peckinpah. See more »

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Duke: [to Carolyn] What kind of a mother are you? Spread out all over the world! You can't raise your kids long distance, or by teachers, a maid, or a grouchy grandpa!
Bert: Or a Bert! Your kids are a real handful you know!
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Very good family film!
25 September 2000 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

This film is full of fun and comedy. You are going to laugh so hard you'll hurt! The building ledge and police chase scenes are outrageously hilarious! Don Knotts does a great job in this movie. Definitely one of his best!


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