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For Pete's Sake (26-Jun-1974)

Director: Peter Yates

Writers: Stanley Shapiro; Maurice Richlin

Music: Artie Butler

Producers: Martin Erlichman; Stanley Shapiro

Keywords: Comedy, Brooklyn, Taxi, Loan Shark

Brooklyn taxi driver Pete receives a hot tip about pork belly futures, prompting his wife to borrow $3000 from a loan shark without his knowledge. Coming up short, she takes a variety of desperate and increasingly unlikely jobs including prostitute (it's not cheating if it's business), bag man for the mob, cattle rustler, etc.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joseph Maher
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Estelle Parsons
20-Nov-1927   Character and TV actress
Molly Picon
1-Jun-1898 5-Apr-1992 Yiddish theatre actress
Anne Ramsey
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Michael Sarrazin
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Vincent Schiavelli
10-Nov-1948 26-Dec-2005 Character actor and cookbook author
Barbra Streisand
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Louis Zorich
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Barbra Streisand   ...   Henry
Michael Sarrazin   ...   Pete
Estelle Parsons   ...   Helen
Molly Picon   ...   Mrs. Cherry
William Redfield   ...   Fred
Louis Zorich   ...   Nick
Heywood Hale Broun   ...   Judge Hiller
Richard Ward   ...   Bernie
Ed Bakey   ...   Angelo
Peter Mamakos   ...   Dominic
Vivian Bonnell   ...   Loretta
Joe Maher   ...   Mr. Coates
Anne Ramsey   ...   Telephone Lady
Jack Hollander   ...   Loanshark
Gary Pagett   ...   Assistant Bank Manager
Wil Albert   ...   Cop Dressed as Woman
Herb Armstrong   ...   Insurance Man
Fred Stuthman   ...   Loan Officer
Bella Bruck   ...   Lady in Supermarket
Stuart Wagstaff   ...   Man in Chandelier Store
Joseph Hardy   ...   Second Cop
Vincent Schiavelli   ...   Grocery Clerk
Sidney Miller   ...   Drunk Driver
Norman Marshall   ...   First Worker
Martin Lee Erlichman   ...   Man in Theatre


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