The Inspector General

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The Inspector General

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The Inspector General

Release Date: December 31, 1949

Year    :   1949
Slogan    :   «The Kaye way to chaos and corruption.»
Genres    :   Comedy, Music, Romance
Production Companies    :   Warner Bros. Pictures, First National Pictures
Director    :   Henry Koster
Producers    :   Jerry Wald, Sylvia Fine, Al Alleborn
Writers    :   Ben Hecht, Harry Kurnitz, Philip Rapp, Nikolai Gogol
RunTime    :   101 mins.

An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector general whom they think is traveling in disguise. Fearing he will discover they've been pocketing tax money, they make several bungled attempts to kill him.

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