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The Inspector General (1949)

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The satirical bite of Gogol's play The Government Inspector is dispensed with in favor of traditional Danny Kaye buffoonery in The Inspector General. Kaye plays the illiterate stooge of two-bit medicine-show- entrepreneur Walter Slezak. Abandoned by Slezak, the starving Kaye wanders into a corruption-ridden Russian village, which is all geared up for a visit from the Inspector General. Mistaking Kaye for that selfsame royal inspector, the townsfolk fawn on the confused Kaye, granting him his

Sep 26, 2000

Warner Bros.

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All Critics (12) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (8) | Rotten (1) | DVD (1)

Danny Kaye has some hilarious moments.

February 18, 2008
Video-Reviewmaster.com

If you can stand Kaye (oh for a tranquilizer gun!), this one's not bad.

October 1, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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This movie is too silly, so much that it misses the mark with its comedy. Kaye is just annoying.
October 24, 2010
ajv2688

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I wasn't really paying attention, but what I saw wasn't great.
March 7, 2011
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