The Cheap Detective Trailer (1978)
"Who dunnit? This time it's Neil Simon who's really dunnit."
Comedy, Thriller, Crime 92 mins
Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress, the partner's wife, Georgia Merkle.
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Neil Simon's The Cheap Detective Trailer
International Releases Dates
14 September 1978
23 June 1978
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