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The North Avenue Irregulars (1979)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  9 February 1979 (USA)
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When crooks set up operations in a traditional town, a minister and a group of church ladies are willing to do anything, no matter how wacky, to get them out.

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Michael Hill
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Anne
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Rose
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Howard
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Dr. Fulton
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Harry, the Hat (as Alan Hale)
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Carmel
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When crooks set up operations in a traditional town, a minister and a group of church ladies are willing to do anything, no matter how wacky, to get them out. Written by Erin Hunt <thehunts@nr.infi.net>

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In the scene where the church is blown up, the movie's crew didn't realize until after the destruction (in one take, of course) that there was no film in the camera. The church had to be rebuilt and blown up again. As of a few years ago, it still sits on a lot at Buena Vista studios. See more »

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Mrs. Rose Rafferty: Delaney told me it was a blank tape...
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One of my favorites
5 March 2003 | by (Fort Lauderdale, FL) – See all my reviews

For whatever reason, this was one of my favorite movies as a kid. It's the story of a reverend (the same guy who is in Gilmore Girls and who plays President Roosevelt in Annie) who comes to a new town. He and a bunch of church ladies are enlisted by the FBI to help crack down on illegal gambling in their town. The subject matter of the film is probably over the heads of some kids, but they'll love the car chases and general mayhem that abounds.


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