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Director  William Castle
Music director  Vic Mizzy
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Language  English
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
Screenplay  Ben Starr
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Writer  Donald E. Westlake, Ben Starr
Release date  March 12, 1967 (1967-03-12)
Cast  Sid Caesar (George Norton), Robert Ryan (Charley Barker), Kay Medford (Ma Norton), Walt Davis (Bit Cop), Anne Baxter (Margo Foster Kane), Jan Murray (Murray Foster)
Similar movies  Related William Castle movies

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The Busy Body is a 1967 comedy film starring Sid Caesar as a member of a crime ring and Robert Ryan as his boss. It was directed and produced by William Castle and was the first film appearance for Richard Pryor.

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The movie was based on the novel of the same name by Donald E. Westlake.

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Plot

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George Norton is a low-level bumbler who works for Chicago crime boss Charley Barker. A well-dressed mama's boy, George is in good standing with Barker, even gaining a promotion, until an incident that costs the mob a million dollars.

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George is indirectly responsible when Archie, a mob courier, is killed at a barbecue. After the funeral, Barker instructs George to dig up Archie's body because $500,000 was stuffed inside the lining of each side of a blue suit that an unwitting George personally chose for the burial.

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George opens the casket to find it empty, then later occupied by a different corpse. He sets out to retrieve the body and the money before Barker gets angry enough to arrange a funeral for HIM.

Cast

  • Sid Caesar as George
  • Robert Ryan as Charley
  • Anne Baxter as Margo
  • Kay Medford as Ma Norton
  • Jan Murray as Murray
  • Richard Pryor as Lt. Whitaker
  • Dom DeLuise as Kurt
  • Godfrey Cambridge as Mike
  • Bill Dana as Archie
  • Arlene Golonka as Bobbi
  • Charles McGraw as Fred Harwell
  • Ben Blue as Felix Rose
  • Paul Wexler as Mr. Merriwether
  • References

    The Busy Body Wikipedia
    The Busy Body IMDb The Busy Body themoviedb.org


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