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The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  28 May 1980 (France)
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A man with a fixation on Humphrey Bogart gets plastic surgery to make him look exactly like Bogart. Then he changes his name to Sam Marlowe (after Sam Spade and Phillip Marlowe, two of ... See full summary »

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Gena
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Elsa
Misty Rowe ...
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Commodore Anastas
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Mr. Zebra
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Cynthia
Richard Bakalyan ...
Lt. Bumbera (as Dick Bakalyan)
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Sgt. Hacksaw
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Petey Cane
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Teresa Anastas
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Mr. Chevalier
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A man with a fixation on Humphrey Bogart gets plastic surgery to make him look exactly like Bogart. Then he changes his name to Sam Marlowe (after Sam Spade and Phillip Marlowe, two of Bogart's most famous characters), hires a ditzy blonde secretary, and opens up a detective agency. His first case is one that would do Bogie proud... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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28 May 1980 (France)  »

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Lauren Bacall is once said to have done a "double-take" in regards to Robert Sacchi's physical resemblance to Humphrey Bogart. See more »

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Commodore Anastas: I have a passion for collecting.
Sam Marlow: Yeah? I have a passion for passion.
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References Sundown (1941) See more »

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Looking at You
Music by George Duning
Lyrics by Andrew J. Fenady
Sung by Armando Compean (as Armando Compeán) during the end credits
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Bogie fans beware
14 December 2001 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

Ex-cop turns private eye after he has plastic surgery to look like his movie hero. Send-up of 40's Bogart films will probably offend fans. Skewers familiar film noir scenes and characters, sometimes with subtlety. Similar to "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid" (1982) and "The Cheap Detective" (1978). (Rating: B+)


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