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How to Beat the High Cost of Living

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A consumer's guide to crime starring Jessica Lange
Susan Saint James
Jane Curtin
Richard Benjamin
Rising prices, falling incomes and expanding debts force Jane, Louise and Elaine to consider a desperate remedy to their economic ills - daylight robbery!
When a local shopping centre advertises a not-to-be-missed bargain offer - an eight-foot plastic bubble full of cash - it looks like the answer to their prayers. To beat inflation all they have to do is burst the bubble....
Directed by ROBERT SCHEERER
Screenplay by ROBERT KAUFMAN Produced by JEROME M. ZEITMAN (Postponed from 12 October)
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Contributors

Unknown: Jessica Lange
Unknown: Susan Saint James
Unknown: Jane Curtin
Unknown: Richard Benjamin
Directed By: Robert Scheerer
Play By: Robert Kaufman
Produced By: Jerome M. Zeitman
Jane: Susan Saint James
Elaine: Jane Curtin
Louise: Jessica Lange
Albert: Richard Benjamin
Robert: Fred Willard
Max: Eddie Albert
Jack Heintzel: Dabney Coleman
Gas station attendant: Art Metrano
Bill Pike ,: Ronnie Schell
Power and light man: Garrett M Orris
Natalie: Cathryn Damon
Charlotte: Sybil Danning
Tim Lundy: Al Checco
Mama Figueroa: Carmen Zapata
Harriet: Dru Wagner
Leon: David Lunney
Eddie: James Whetstine
Billy: Wesley Baldwin

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How to Beat the High Cost of Living

BBC One London, 11 January 1986 21.15






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