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Foul Play

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Comedy thriller starring
Goldie Hawn
Chevy Chase Dudley Moore
Attractive Gloria Mundy gets more than she bargained for when she offers a stranger a lift - she changes overnight from a recently divorced librarian to a murder suspect and the chase is on to prove her innocence before she becomes the next victim.
Set in San Francisco this
Hitchcock parody uses every kind of thriller device. It was commercially very successful and spawned a short-lived US television series in the early 1980s.The soundtrack features the Barry Manilow hit Ready to Take a Chance Again.
DirectorColin Higgins • FILMS: pages 35-40

Contributors

Unknown: Chase Dudley Moore
Unknown: Gloria Mundy
Unknown: Barry Manilow
Gloria Mundy: Goldie Hawn
Tony Carlson: Chevy Chase
Stanley Tibbets: Dudley Moore
MrHennesey: Burgess Meredith
Gerda Carlson: Rachel Roberts
Archbishop Thorncrest: Eugene Roche
Stella: Marilyn Sokol
Fergie: Brian Dennehy
Stiltskin: Marc Lawrence
Theatre manager: Chuck McCann
JJ MacKuen: Billy Barty

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