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Scavenger Hunt (1979)

 -  Comedy  -  21 December 1979 (USA)
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To inherit a fortune, various addressees of a will must compete in a wild scavenger hunt to collect selected items, but cannot be simply bought.

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Mildred Carruthers
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Bernstein
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Henry Motley
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Jeff Stevens
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Babbette
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Merle
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Georgie Carruthers
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Storyline

Milton Parker has made millions inventing and selling games. Upon his death, his relatives and domestic staff gather for the reading of the will. However, Old Mr. Parker is a game player to the last, and his will stipulates that a Scavenger Hunt will be held to determine the beneficiaries of his sizeable estate. The winning team gets all the money, the rest get nothing. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>, bearhawkpilot@gmail.com

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Winner takes all!

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Galen i stålar  »

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When Clevon Little and the other servants pull up to rob the grocery store with a fake gun to steal the cash register, the sign on the store reads, "Crown Point Market". Crown Point, Indiana was the town where real life gangster John Dillinger famously broke out of jail using a fake gun. See more »

Quotes

Jenkins: We have been together for quite some time, now; I see no reason to discontinue the association?
Jackson: I got the idea: Pie four ways is better than no pie at all.
Jenkins: Then we are in agreement?
Henri: Totally, completely, in every which way.
Babbette: Yes, yes, because pie is my most favorite dessert.
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References Chico and the Man (1974) See more »

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Play to Win
Music by Billy Goldenberg
Lyrics by Carol Connors
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A "who's who" of 1970's t.v. icons having fun at it's best
28 June 2002 | by (Kalamazoo, Michigan) – See all my reviews



This is a fun, adventurous, witty movie that the gang will love. In tradition of the original "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World" and the "Cannonball Run" series, this is another fun movie where you see your favorite t.v. stars of the 70's in situations that you normally wouldn't see them in. It's great comedy and you don't have to worry about harsh language and the adult humor you would see in more recent movies of the same sort. It's a good summer movie for the whole family to watch on a Saturday afternoon. You'll be surprised at who you will see in the film.


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