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The North Avenue Irregulars (1979)

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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Cast

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Michael Hill
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Vickie
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Anne
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Jane
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Marv
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Claire
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Rose
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Delaney (as Douglas V. Fowley)
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Cleo
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Tom
Dena Dietrich ...
Mrs. Carlisle
Dick Fuchs ...
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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If They Ever Got Organized, It Would Be A Crime! See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Family

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9 February 1979 (USA)  »

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Ding-a-Ling Dames  »

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

One of two theatrical feature films that actress Barbara Harris appeared in that were first released in the year of 1979. The films were The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979) and The North Avenue Irregulars (1979). See more »

Quotes

[at the gambling counter, Mrs. Rose Rafferty, Vicki Sims, and Cleo Jackson are all there disguised]
Big Chin, the Food Stand Operator: What'll it be?
All Girls: Coffee.
Big Chin, the Food Stand Operator: Figures!
Mrs. Rose Rafferty: [gambling] And, a fiver on 2-6-8. My horoscope says that even numbers are going to be very lucky for me today.
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Connections

References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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Mississippi Magic
Written by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
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Cute 20+ years ago, still cute now!
25 February 2003 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

I saw this in the theater with my mom in 1979 (I was 9) and we still have a laugh every now and then when we see something that reminds us of the car chase scene.

Lots of good, clean fun for when you want to enjoy a comedy with kids--without having to explain any embarrassing stuff or naughty words. Also, the 70's are "in" again as well...and they make for a fun trip down memory lane for folks of Gen-X vintage (or their parents).


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