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Pancake on a Hot Tin Roof

Directed by Lois Siegel
Canada, 1990 (fiction, 26 minutes, colour, English)

Film Description:
"Dick Tracy move over. Joe Private is on the scene. Pancake on a Hot Tin Roof is a detective spoof focusing on Joe Private as the detective who does everything wrong. A mysterious lady hires him because somebody is trying to kill her. We watch as they meet an array of strange characters during a very unusual sequence of events. Logic or clues have no bearing on the outcome of this suspense drama. Joe Private is ultimately a new twist in the history of the detective genre."
-- SAW Video (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Kevin Tierney
Principal Cast: Tom Robertson, Julie Fenlon, Derek Mackinnon
Music: Andre Vincelli
Production Company: Fish Schtick Productions
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