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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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Delaney (as Douglas V. Fowley)
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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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The cops wouldn't do it... the T-men couldn't do it... it was a job for the... North Avenue Irregulars See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Family

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9 February 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ding-a-Ling Dames  »

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Quotes

Mrs. Rose Rafferty: Delaney told me it was a blank tape...
Mrs. Vicki Sims: Mrs. Rafferty, we're fortunate we're not dead. After all, we don't even look like the Andrews Sisters.
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Connections

Featured in The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue (1985) See more »

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Mississippi Magic
Written by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
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Funny, fast and a lot of fun!
11 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

Disney just doesn't make fun films of this sort anymore. And the all-star-cast movie days seem to be over. I'm glad we have films like this to watch and remember. Everyone has their moments to shine here, but Cloris Leachman IMHO takes the cake! The scene at the end with the fingernails is a scream. This used to be very hard to find, but now it's out on DVD. If you haven't seen it yet, give it a try. It was made in '79, which adds to it's charm - all those bell bottoms & hip phrases of the time. You'll love the crash-up derby at the end. This is just a great family film.


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