PG | | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
In 1947, a smart-mouthed Brit working in L.A. as a private eye (or peeper) is on a case to find the long lost daughter of a shady client pursued by two dangerous goons. The case leads him to a rich oddball Beverly Hills family.
Don Calfa has said that co-star Timothy Carey got himself fired from the movie, and a double had to be used for certain long shots.
Listen to me, I put my kid in an orphanage 29 years ago. It was a nice place; trees, flowers, other kids to play with. And I had to go away, on business. You get the picture?
Anglich: When you came back, she was gone - and you are holding my shirt. Thank you...
The cruise liner at the end of the film looks far too modern for 1947. It is the MS Starward, built in 1968, and still in service today as the MV Orient Queen.
The opening credits are spoken by a Humphrey Bogart impersonator.