How to Frame a Figg (1971)





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In this comedy, a bungling bookkeeper's assistant works in the Dalton city hall and finds himself framed for embezzling by his corrupt superiors. A sweet young woman helps him clear his name. He is also assisted by Leo the computer.
Comedy , Kids & Family
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Don Knotts
as Hollis Alexander Figg
Joe Flynn
as Kermit Sanderson
Edward Andrews
as Mayor Robert Chisholm
Elaine Joyce
as Ema Letha Kusic
Yvonne Craig
as Glorianna
Frank Welker
as Prentiss Gates
Parker Fennelly
as Old Charley Loring
Bruno Kirby
as Dale Groat
William Zuckert
as Commissioner Henderson
Pitt Herbert
as Doctor Schmidt
Robert P. Lieb
as Commissioner Hayes
Bob Hastings
as Chris Groat
Bruce Kirby
as Dale Groat
Stuart Nisbet
as Gentry Groat
James Millhollin
as Funeral Director
Fay DeWitt
as Grace
Savannah Bentley
as Ethel Purvis
Bill Quinn
as Carmoni
John Archer
as Gerard
Bill Zuckert
as Commissioner Henderson
Eddie Quillan
as Old Man
Billy Sands
as Bowling Alley Manager
Clay Tanner
as Officer
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Critic Reviews for How to Frame a Figg

All Critics (1)

Campy Don Knotts comedy with some juvenile humor.

Full Review… | March 28, 2013
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Audience Reviews for How to Frame a Figg

"How to Frame a Figg" is an inept comedy on almost every level. A childish, inert script (the only one I've ever heard repeatedly use the word "poophead") that never goes far enough in its absurdity to be truly hilarious. The pacing is horrendously bad, and set pieces and gags are unoriginal and predictable. Don Knotts has good chemistry with his romantic interest in the film, and the two are appealing leads who manage a couple of laughs here and there, but it's not even close to enough to save a lifeless screenplay.

Eric Marcy
Eric Marcy

A great Saturday afternoon matinee for the whole family. If only the politicians in real life were like the ones in this movie, the world would be much simpler.

Louis Kiss
Louis Kiss

Funny but often unseen Don Knotts classic. Has a early 70's Disney vibe to it but was made by Universal. If you like Don Knotts you will like this movie.

Curtis Reynolds
Curtis Reynolds

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