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Tähdet kertovat, komisario Palmu. (1962)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joel Rinne ... Inspector Palmu
Matti Ranin Matti Ranin ... Toivo Virta
Leo Jokela ... Väinö Kokki
Helge Herala ... Major Carl Gustaf Vadenblick
Esko Salminen Esko Salminen ... Ville Valkonen
Aino Mantsas Aino Mantsas ... Mrs. Annika Vadenblick
Pentti Siimes Pentti Siimes ... Journalist Nopsanen
Pia Hattara Pia Hattara ... Ms. Alli Pelkonen
Maija-Leena Soinne Maija-Leena Soinne ... Saara Pohjanvuori
Sointu Angervo Sointu Angervo ... Chick
Orma Aunio Orma Aunio ... Arska
Jarkko Herala Jarkko Herala ... Son of Vadenblick
Yrjö Ikonen Yrjö Ikonen ... Mining counsellor Rainer Melkonen
Pentti Irjala Pentti Irjala ... Drunk
Armas Jokio Armas Jokio ... Detective
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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

7 September 1962 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Stjärnorna, kommissarie Palmu, stjärnorna... See more »

Filming Locations:

Helsinki, Finland See more »

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Budget:

FIM 23,685,217 (estimated)
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Fennada-Filmi See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Matti Kassila's films Komisario Palmun erehdys (1960) and Kaasua, komisario Palmu! (1961) were both based on Mika Waltari's novels. Because of there was no third novel, Kassila asked Waltari to write a screenplay to a new Palmu-movie. Waltari agreed. Three weeks later Waltari phoned Kassila and apologized that he couldn't write a script of a movie. Instead of that he had wrote a new Palmu-novel. That novel was published and Kassila wrote a screenplay with Kaarlo Nuorvala for the new Palmu-movie. See more »

Quotes

Major Carl Gustaf Vadenblick: Aren't you the new rural police chief from the village?
Inspector Palmu: No, I am an old inspector from Helsinki.
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Don´t miss this one!
11 January 2003 | by talking_treeSee all my reviews

Oh, I couldn´t believe my eyes when I found that there was even a page made for Komisario Palmu (or should I say inspector Palm, heh) movies! A Finnish movie from the 60s, doesn´t sound interesting, huh? But I must say these films are absolutely, utterly WONDERFUL! Great, natural, funny, talented actors; delightful, realistic, comedic plot. "Tähdet kertovat, komisario Palmu" is possibly my favourite among the Palmu-films. Leo Jokela is symphatic and adds laughs, Helge Herala is fantasticly disgusting as the major, Esko Salminen is candy for your eye and all the actors do wonderful jobs. I never, ever get tired of these movies, honestly! They make you laugh and they simply aren´t dated though are old. This and all the other "Palms" are BEST Finnish movies ever!


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