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How to Frame a Figg (1971)

G
103 min | Comedy

Don Knotts is Hollis Figg, the dumbest bookkeeper in town. When the city fathers buy a second-hand computer to cover up their financial shenanigans, they promote Figg to look after things, knowing he'll never catch on. Their plan backfires...See moreDon Knotts is Hollis Figg, the dumbest bookkeeper in town. When the city fathers buy a second-hand computer to cover up their financial shenanigans, they promote Figg to look after things, knowing he'll never catch on. Their plan backfires when Figg becomes self-important and accidentally discovers their plot. Written by filmfactsman See less
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Don Knotts (story) | Edward Montagne (story) (as Edward J. Montagne) | George Tibbles
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Edward Montagne (as Edward J. Montagne)
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Updated Feb 28, 1971

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Feb 1971 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Don Knotts
Hollis Alexander Figg Hollis Alexander Figg   See fewer
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Joe Flynn
Kermit Sanderson Kermit Sanderson   See fewer
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Edward Andrews
Mayor Robert Chisholm Mayor Robert Chisholm   See fewer
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Elaine Joyce
Ema Letha Kusic Ema Letha Kusic   See fewer
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Yvonne Craig
Glorianna Hastings Glorianna Hastings   See fewer
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Frank Welker
Prentiss Gates Prentiss Gates   See fewer
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Parker Fennelly
Old Charley Spaulding Old Charley Spaulding   See fewer
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Bill Zuckert
Commissioner Henderson Commissioner Henderson   See fewer
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Pitt Herbert
Dr. Schmidt Dr. Schmidt   See fewer
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Robert P. Lieb
Commissioner Hayes Commissioner Hayes   See fewer
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Bob Hastings
Chris Groat Chris Groat   See fewer
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Bruce Kirby
Dale Groat Dale Groat   See fewer
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Stuart Nisbet
Gentry Groat Gentry Groat   See fewer
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James Millhollin
Funeral Director Funeral Director   See fewer
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Fay DeWitt
Grace Grace   See fewer
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Savannah Bentley
Ethel Purvis Ethel Purvis   See fewer
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Bill Quinn
Asst. Atty. Gen. John Carmoni Asst. Atty. Gen. John Carmoni   See fewer
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John Archer
Gerard Gerard   See fewer
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Eddie Quillan
Old Man Old Man   See fewer
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Billy Sands
Bowling Alley Manager Bowling Alley Manager   See fewer
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Clay Tanner
Motorcycle Officer Motorcycle Officer   See fewer
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Al Checco
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Gordon Armitage
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Bain
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Charles Cirillo
Mourner (uncredited) Mourner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Frommer
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Wesley Gale
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Kathryn Janssen
Mourner (uncredited) Mourner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Jones
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Kenner G. Kemp
Man in Line in Diner (uncredited) Man in Line in Diner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ron Nyman
Paramedic (uncredited) Paramedic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Redondo
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Hank Robinson
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Edwin Rochelle
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Smith
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6.6 / 10 | 692 votes