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Blue Money (1985)

PG | | Comedy, Crime | TV Movie March 1985
Larry dreams of becoming a star entertainer, but until then he drives a cab and works as chauffeur for the shady Ramirez. One day he has a look in the suitcase that Ramirez is carrying ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Debby Bishop ...
Pam Hodge
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Des
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Brogan
Frances Tomelty ...
Fidelma
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Ramirez (as George Irving)
Sue Wallace ...
Letty
Geraldine Griffiths ...
Production Manager
Georgia Allen ...
A.F.M.
Siobhan Hayes ...
Una
Richard Chadwick ...
Barney
David Quilter ...
Rick Skinner
John Bird ...
Harry Diamond
Jo Apted ...
Audrey (as Jo Proctor)
Peter Godfrey ...
Reception Clerk
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Larry dreams of becoming a star entertainer, but until then he drives a cab and works as chauffeur for the shady Ramirez. One day he has a look in the suitcase that Ramirez is carrying around: it's full with money! He can't resist and steals it. In front of his friends he claims he's finally got a contract with a famous director and invites them to celebrate, while the mob is after the money. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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March 1985 (USA)  »

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Die Jagd nach dem Schwarzgeld  »

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Trivia

The 2 of them Curry & Bishop dressed as nuns, are walking before being chased by A wooden top policeman across Lord Hills Bridge at Royal Oak station. When all the money is falling out from underneath their habits! Ha! See more »

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Larry Gormley: Style... Smart thinking.
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References The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) See more »

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Blue Money
Written by Van Morrison
Performed by Tim Curry
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Tim Curry showcase
9 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

This funny crime caper drama deserves wider airing. The made-for-British-television drama showcases the best of Tim Curry's mercurial talents, combining humour, parody, music and acting to create a delightful entertainment as a singing cabbie. Mr Curry has not always been a "comedy hood/villain" parody of himself as he appears in his more recent cameo performances (i.e. dating from Home Alone 2). Many fans of the Rocky Horror Picture Show will delight in seeing the Curry charm work in a smaller scale, more subtle music-focused piece of theatre.


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