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The North Avenue Irregulars (1979)

G  |   |  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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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
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Mrs. Carlisle
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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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Action | Comedy | Crime | Family

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Ding-a-Ling Dames  »

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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The final film for veteran character actors Patsy Kelly and Douglas Fowley. See more »

Quotes

Rev. Michael Hill: Where is this bookie?
Mrs. Rose Rafferty: I don't know which one he used.
Rev. Michael Hill: There's more than one?
Mrs. Rose Rafferty: Lots. Carlucci's Bakery, the pet store on Friar, or the orthopedic shoe store. But I'll lay you 8-to-1 he used Harry the Hat.
Rev. Michael Hill: Harry the Hat?
Mrs. Rose Rafferty: Right.
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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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