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La course à l'échalote (1975)

An awkward banker tracks down cabaret performers, who stole the ownership title of their nightclub.

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Claude Zidi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierre Richard ... Pierre Vidal
Jane Birkin ... Janet
Michel Aumont ... Commissaire Brunet
Marc Doelnitz Marc Doelnitz ... Marc (as Marc Doelsnitz)
Amadeus August ... Gunther
Henri Déus Henri Déus ... Mike
Luis Rego Luis Rego ... Franz
Catherine Allégret ... Nicole
André Bézu André Bézu ... André
Jean Martin ... Le directeur de la banque
Claude Dauphin ... De Rovère
Paul Cambo Paul Cambo ... Le P.D.G.
Henri Attal Henri Attal ... Le contrôleur
François Cadet François Cadet ... Le premier brigadier
Philippe Dehesdin Philippe Dehesdin ... Philippe
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An awkward banker tracks down cabaret performers, who stole the ownership title of their nightclub.

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That Tall Man is Back Funnier Than Ever!

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Country:

France | West Germany

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

8 October 1975 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wild Goose Chase See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Chasing the case stuffed with money
26 January 2001 | by hmsgroopSee all my reviews

The whole intrigue is centered around carte-blanche documents kept in a vault. Whoever fills in the blank becomes the owner of a revue. Big money is involved. The nephew of the owner of the vault is trying to cheat his uncle and have his name in the documents. Everything is even more complicated because the manager of the bank has a finger in the pie, too. Who but a humble bank-teller (Pierre Richard) will ruin the scheme? He is involved in a wild chase both in France and Britain. He and his girl-friend get into scores of comic situations chasing the case stuffed with money. The character of Pierre Richard is victorious and becomes the owner of the revue unmasking the dirty plot of the villains. Side-splitting.


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