Gumshoe Movie Review 1972

Information and Film Reviews for Gumshoe the Movie

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An homage to American hard-boiled detectives. Finney plays a small-time worker in a Liverpool nightclub who decides to become a detective like his movie heroes. He bumbles through a number of interconnecting cases, but finds his way in the end. Good satire of film noir detectives.

Distribution

Available on VHS
Running time 85 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Satire & Parody, Amateur Sleuths, Detective Spoofs
Screenplay
Neville Smith
Cast
Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw, Frank Finlay, Janice Rule, Carolyn Seymour
Cinematography
Chris Menges
Director
Stephen Frears
Music
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Producer
Michael Medwin, Columbia Pictures

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