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Cast

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Garfield Andrews ... Panama Hat Man
Themmis Anno ... Turkish Man
Barry Ashley ... Ahmet
Conrad Bergschneider ... Lorenzo
Al Bernardo ... Sam Olivido
Peter Blais ... Bald Man

Jason Blicker ... Frankie
Donald Burns ... Thief

Ellen Dubin ... Saleslady
Patty Elsasser ... Flo
J.J. Evans ... Black Tenant
Diane Fabian ... Matron #3
David Fox ... Bum
Michael Gaitt ... Boy
Cecil Halliway ... Charlie
Kay Hawtrey ... Matron #1 (as Kay Hawtry)
Kate Healey ... Nurse #1
Florence Hill ... Matron #2

Carol Kane ... Maria
Géza Kovács ... Carmine (as Geza Kovacs)
Tex Konig ... Russian Man
Elena Kudaba ... Lady with Purse (as Elena Kuduba)

Jerry Levitan ... O'Grady
Amy Lyle ... Harriet
Mark Melymick ... Guy
Darlene Mignacco ... Nora (as Darlene Mignaco)
Ray Paisley ... Cop #1
Patrick Patterson ... Captain
Anne Pellett ... Egg Lady
Doris Petrie ... Mother Comisso
Lou Pitoscia ... Vincenzo (as Lou Pitoscias)

Judge Reinhold ... Ernie
Colleen Reynolds ... Fat Woman
Vito Rezza ... Sidney
Frank Ruffo ... Goon
Errol Slue ... Willie (voice)
Alexandra Stapley ... Angelica (as Alex Stapley)
Holly Stapley ... Angelica
Evelyn Stewart ... Nurse #2
Barry Stillwell ... Business Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jordan-Patrick Marcantonio ... Homeless Boy (uncredited)

Directed by
Francis Schaeffer  (as Francis A. Schaeffer)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Javier Bonafont  uncredited
Damian Lee 
Doug Moore  story
James Shavick 

Produced by
Yvonne Buckingham .... executive producer
Helder Goncalves .... associate producer
Damian Lee .... producer
Henry Less .... executive producer
Curtis Petersen .... co-producer (as Curtis Peterson)
Alexander Ruge .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Ronald J. Weiss 
 
Cinematography by
Curtis Petersen 
 
Film Editing by
Doug Caron  (as Douglas Caron)
Allan Mestel 
 
Casting by
Kim Everest 
 
Art Direction by
Jim Murrin 
 
Set Decoration by
Caroline Gee 
 
Costume Design by
Kate Healey 
 
Makeup Department
Ma Kalaadevi Ananda .... makeup artist (as Marilyn Carbone)
Marie Nardella .... makeup department head
Dean Sadler .... hair stylist
Dean Sadler .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Franco Columbu .... executive in charge of production
Paul Coss .... executive in charge of production
George Flak .... unit business manager
Helder Goncalves .... production manager
Barbara Javitz .... executive in charge of production
Jeff Sackman .... executive in charge of production
Melanie Topp .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stephen Carr .... second assistant director
Armand Leo .... first assistant director
Curtis Petersen .... second unit director
Marcel Saumure .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Jeff Mawle .... property master
 
Sound Department
Jack Heeren .... foley recordist
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist
Allen Ormerod .... sound re-recording mixer
Valentin Pricop .... sound mixer
Alban Streeter .... supervising sound editor
Jim Thompson .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Ron Craig .... special effects
Stan Zuwala .... special effects
 
Stunts
Matt Birman .... stunts
Eric Bryson .... stunts
Mark Burton .... stunts
Shane Cardwell .... stunts
John Gillespie .... stunts
Ted Hanlan .... stunts
Dwayne McLean .... stunts
Ken Quinn .... stunt coordinator
Helen Scott .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Johnny Askwith .... gaffer
Dennis Beauchamp .... camera operator
Dennis Beauchamp .... director of photography: second unit
Michael Chisholm .... best boy electric
Richard Eagan .... second assistant camera
Shelagh Fox .... still photographer
Charles A. Gould .... key grip
John Medland .... still photographer
Doug Nelson .... third assistant camera
Curtis Petersen .... camera operator: "a" camera
John Rogers .... gaffer: second unit
Franco Tata .... best boy grip
Pat Williams .... first assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Cathy Rait .... color timer
 
Transportation Department
Dennis Kuss .... transportation coordinator
Katy Turpin .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Leslie Druker .... script supervisor
Monica Glanert .... location manager
Kris Michaels .... production coordinator
Jennifer Moore .... double: Ms. Kane
 

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Argentina:90 min | Germany:86 min
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Confusing yet entertaining low budgeter. Carol Kane is underrated!, 11 March 2007
Author: insomniac_rod from Noctropolis

Far from trash but close enough to boredom.

"Baby on Board" is one strange movie. What the hell did Carol Kane think when she choose this role? Her talent is wasted and she can't perform as good as in other movies. Gee, she even gets in physical contact with a rat on a garbage deposit! She also gets crap all over her, not to mention that she had to run for most of the movie. Oh, if she wasn't prettier... The movie starts in a strange manner with religious chorus or chants while we see that Mrs. Kane prepares herself for committing a murder; later we know that the younger and dumb mafia member (who ruined a building and some companies) killed (by confusion) Kane's husband.

In the airport Kane (also by accident) murders the mafia young man (we later know he's named Frankie). The mafia members (including the deceased older brother) go after her for revenge. She escapes in one cheesy scene and takes a taxi cab, driven by Ernie Martin who is believed to have the cleanest taxi in the city. We learn that the mafia leader didn't care at all about his dead brother, but he wants revenge because he considers that his pride and respect. Now, he wants to kill the woman, the baby, and the taxi cab driver! He investigates and later finds them all...

Kane escapes but leaves her baby girl (not so baby!) in the cab and it's now up to Ernie to escape from the mafia and return the baby to her mother. Ernie finds about the baby girl in a really cheesy manner.

Well this movie isn't funny at all. In fact, it isn't defined whether if it's a comedy or a dramatic movie with comedic tones. I was confused. The whole mafia concept was taken too seriously to be a comedy but the baby and taxi cab situations clash with the serious tone of the movie.

Anyways, watch this movie to understand the huge difference and contrast between Hollywood big budget for "comedic adventure" and the budget for independent movies.

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