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Ghost of a Chance (1987)

A piano player is accidentally shot and killed by a policeman. He is sent back to earth to get the cop to help his son audition for a talent search, and in the process the detective ... See full summary »

Director:

Don Taylor

Writer:

Hank Bradford

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Cast

Credited cast:
Redd Foxx ... Ivory Clay
Dick Van Dyke ... Bill Nolan
Brynn Thayer ... Kathleen
Richard Romanus ... Julio Mendez
Kimble Joyner Kimble Joyner ... Jessie
Geoffrey Holder ... Johnson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Butler ... Rose
Barbara Eve Harris ... Gladys
Jack Jessop Jack Jessop ... Goody
Sean McCann ... Shields
Robert Romanus
Timothy Webber ... Fein
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Storyline

A piano player is accidentally shot and killed by a policeman. He is sent back to earth to get the cop to help his son audition for a talent search, and in the process the detective discovers a ring of drug dealers and determines to break it. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Como caído del cielo See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lorimar Telepictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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According to Dick Van Dyke in his memoir, Redd Foxx was always drunk and high on cocaine during filming. According to Van Dyke, director Don Taylor innocently said "Oh, boy..." to a black crew member but Foxx misinterpreted it as a racial slur and pulled out a knife. Van Dyke had to physically restrain Foxx from cutting Taylor. See more »

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