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The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (5-Aug-2001)

Director: Woody Allen

Writer: Woody Allen

Keywords: Crime/Comedy, Mystery

A wily insurance investigator meets his match when he comes face-to-face with a hypnotist and his jade scorpion.

C. W. Briggs is 1940s-era New York City's self-proclaimed king of all insurance investigators, constantly assuring office "efficiency expert" Betty Ann Fitzgerald of his ability to foil schemes big and small with ease. A night out in the company of magician Voltan and his jade scorpion leaves Briggs hypnotized, manipulated into carrying out robberies at the nefarious Voltan's whim; assigned to investigate the case, C. W. must figure out a way to break the spell, discover himself as the culprit in the robberies, and foil Voltan's elaborate conspiracy.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Woody Allen
Film Director
1-Dec-1935   Annie Hall
Dan Aykroyd
1-Jul-1952   Saturday Night Live, Dr. Detroit
Elizabeth Berkley
28-Jul-1972   Showgirls
Irwin Corey
29-Jul-1914   World's Foremost Authority
Judy Gold
15-Nov-1962   25 Questions for a Jewish Mother
Helen Hunt
15-Jun-1963   As Good As It Gets
Dick Hyman
8-Mar-1927   Pianist, Organist, Conductor, Composer
John Schuck
4-Feb-1940   Sgt. Enright on McMillan and Wife
Wallace Shawn
12-Nov-1943   Ate dinner with Andre
David Ogden Stiers
31-Oct-1942   Maj. Winchester on M*A*S*H
Charlize Theron
7-Aug-1975   Monster


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