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The Double McGuffin (1979)

PG  |   |  Mystery, Family  |  June 1979 (USA)
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Some school kids stumble across a briefcase full of money, when they go back for it, they find a body instead. When they bring the police, neither is there, and the police refuses to ... See full summary »

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Prime Minister Kura
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Assassin #1
Lyle Alzado ...
Assassin #2
Rod Browning ...
Moras
Dion Pride ...
Specks
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Jody
Jeff Nicholson ...
Billy Ray
Michael Gerard ...
Arthur
Greg Hodges ...
Homer
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Taxi Driver
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Police Officer
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Some school kids stumble across a briefcase full of money, when they go back for it, they find a body instead. When they bring the police, neither is there, and the police refuses to believe them. Later they discover both were part of an assassination plot. Now they have to figure out how to stop the plot and put the bad guys in jail. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Dupla McGuffin  »

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"Live (For Today)" and "Somebody Who Really Cares", the first and last songs of the movie, are performed by Dion Pride. Dion Pride plays Specks. See more »

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When Specks circles the name 'Crabtree' in the racing forum, the camera and two crew members are seen clearly reflected in a mirror. See more »

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I was an extra in this movie
25 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was an extra in the Double McGuffin, which was filmed mostly in Charleston, SC (and some in Savannah, GA). Fond memories of watching the filming and seeing the stars. I still remember watching Ernest Borgnine eating a gross cup of chili early one morning while waiting for his scene. Some friends and I took one of the kids ("Billy Ray") bowling. Of course, I was in high school at the time, and Lisa Welchel was the one we all wanted to meet, because she had been on the Mickey Mouse Club. We did meet her and the other kids. Watching the trailer on IMDb was a trip down memory lane. I'll have to rent the movie again sometime. I remember I was paid $40 for one day and another $25 for my car, and thought I had hit the big time. It beat what I was making at Denny's!


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