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Cast overview, first billed only:
Susan Anspach ...
Jane Beardsley
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Matt Lloyd
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Duke Stuyvesant
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Rhonda
Sandee Currie ...
Sarah Marshal
Peter Aykroyd ...
Ed Marshal
Keith Knight ...
Ira
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Lou Picard
Philip Akin ...
Lincoln Jones
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Guido Vespucci
Paul Kelman ...
Nino Vespucci
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Nick the Noz
Dustin Waln ...
Earl Stuyvesant
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Baron Stuyvesant
Harvey Chao ...
Lee Kwan
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Susan Anspach stars in this comedy as a news reporter who investigates a story about stolen milk causing milk and gas prices to rise. During the course of her investigation, other people become involved, culminating in a multiple car chase. Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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The comedy that pumps the fun into summer.

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24 July 1981 (USA)  »

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A tutto gas  »

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CAD 6,500,000 (estimated)
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Referenced in It Came from Hollywood (1982) See more »

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Turn Me Loose
by Mike Reno and Paul Dean
© 1980 Blackwood Music / Dean of Music (BMI)
Performed by Loverboy
Courtesy of CBS Records (Canada) LTD.
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AN Under-appreciated MASTERPIECE ALA CITIZEN CAINE
14 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Actually, Orson Welles probably sits back nowadays and WISHES he had made this film. To call this film a "movie" is to denigrate what a piece of art it is. It's so sublime and subtle, and the humor comes as much from its pathos as its slapstick. Yes, you'll laugh when you view it. But, you just almost may shed a tear. Some of us shed tears for different reasons. As a failed film maker, I shed tears whenever I see a film that is so rich and satisfying that I wish I had the artistic vision to have made it first. THIS is that film, for me. (Just as an aside, this has only happened ONCE with television; I cried like a baby after the premier of that classic sit-com "Small Wonder." Jerry Supiran, you are a master comedian.) There is absolutely nothing wrong with this film. GAS is as flawless as cinema gets.


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