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Another Nice Mess (1972)

Farce / Spoof Comedy President Nixon and V.P. Agnew , as if they were Laurel and Hardy . done in a black-out style, mainly just an excuse to present gags which allow Rich Little to do his Richard Nixon persona.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rich Little ... Richie
Herb Voland ... Spiro
Diahn Williams ... Anita
Bruce Kirby ... Adolph
Stewart Bradley Stewart Bradley ... Guilford
Stanley Adams ... President of Persia
Magda Harout Magda Harout ... Duchess of Zanzig
Billy Sands ... Interpreter
Bob Einstein ... Agent Nussbaum
Ivan Naranjo Ivan Naranjo ... Agent Silver Arrow
Tiger Joe Marsh Tiger Joe Marsh ... Agent Togohashi
Art Lassiter Art Lassiter ... Agent Washington
Norman Grabowski ... Agent Jablonski
John McDonald John McDonald ... Agent O'Flaherty (as John Mc Donald)
Hal Smith ... Chief Justice
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Farce / Spoof Comedy President Nixon and V.P. Agnew , as if they were Laurel and Hardy . done in a black-out style, mainly just an excuse to present gags which allow Rich Little to do his Richard Nixon persona.

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Here's another nice mess you've got me into! See more »

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Certificate:

PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1972 (USA) See more »

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Another Nice Mess See more »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
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Mono

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Color (Eastmancolor)| Black and White
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Film debut of Steve Martin. See more »

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Features Nothing But Trouble (1944) See more »

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Bring Us All Together
Robert Emenegger (as B. Emenegger)
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Nixon & Agnew as Laurel & Hardy in the White House
24 November 2006 | by slowburnbillSee all my reviews

I first became aware of this movie back in 1971 when Rich Little plugged it on Dick Cavett's show. A clip showed 3 minutes worth of Nixon & Agnew doing Laurel & Hardy's dance steps from "Way Out West." Not only that, Rich Little as Nixon and Herb Voland as Agnew were dead-ringers. The uncanny part is the President and Vice-President spoke and even moved like Stan & Ollie. Sounds like a riot right? Well...if playing golf with Hitler, and getting duped into eating Alice B. Toklas brownies where they go into a "Blotto" laughing fit and hallucinate seeing white robed Ku Kluk Klan members playing hardball in slow motion, doesn't discount you, then this may be your movie of all time for political incorrectness. You won't find it in the credits but Steve Martin makes his feature film debut as a long haired hippie. Steve was writing for the Smothers Brothers back them. In short, the L&H stuff is fun. The padding, i.e. Secret Service (Bob Einsein) is painful. They'll never release this, but I hope they do.


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