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Never a Dull Moment
Never a Dull Moment
Actors: Dick Van Dyke, Edward G. Robinson, Dorothy Provine, Henry Silva, Joanna Moore
Director: Jerry Paris
Genres: Comedy, Kids & Family, Mystery & Suspense
G     2004     1hr 39min

There's magic in the memories as great Disney moments are captured right here for you and your family to enjoy. Welcome to the world of Jack Albany -- New Yorker, struggling actor -- and art thief? He isn?t really, but whe...  more »

     

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Actors: Dick Van Dyke, Edward G. Robinson, Dorothy Provine, Henry Silva, Joanna Moore
Director: Jerry Paris
Creators: William E. Snyder, Marsh Hendry, Ron Miller, AJ Carothers, John Godey
Genres: Comedy, Kids & Family, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Classic Comedies, Classics, Family Films, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: WALT DISNEY VIDEO
Format: DVD - Color,Anamorphic
DVD Release Date: 07/06/2004
Original Release Date: 06/26/1968
Theatrical Release Date: 06/26/1968
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 39min
Screens: Color,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 14
MPAA Rating: G (General Audience)
Languages: English
Subtitles: Spanish, French

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Movie Reviews

Unexpected gem from Disney and Van Dyke!
Mark Savary | Seattle, WA | 07/29/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This is a nice little film that seems to be mostly forgotten by Disney fans or fans of Mr. Van Dyke. That's too bad, because the film is lots of fun, and gives Dick Van Dyke full range to showcase his physical comedy skills.

If you thought all there was to Van Dyke's physical comedy was tripping over an ottoman, you'll be able to see his full range here.

An actor mistaken for a crook, Van Dyke's character Jack Albany is taken to a gangster stronghold where a big art heist is being planned. Van Dyke is wonderful as the cowardly actor playing the part of a tough crook in order to stay alive.

Besides the great comedy of Van Dyke, we also have the added treat of Edward G. Robinson sending up his famous gangster image. An avowed art lover in real life, Robinson goes after a famous painting in the film, and even tries his hand at abstract art.

Also on hand are Slim Pickens, Henry Silva, and Jack Elam. Dorothy Provine ("That Darn Cat!") plays art instructor and love interest Sally Inwood.

On a side note, the director of the film, Jerry Paris, is probably best known as Rob and Laura Petrie's next door neighbor on "The Dick Van Dyke Show". Jerry cameos at the very end.

This is great little film, but I have to knock off one star simply because Disney was too cheap to include a commentary track with surviving cast members."
Fun Live Action Disney
Glenn M. Schoditsch | Richmond, Virginia USA | 06/05/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Well, in the hit and miss world of Disney live action DVD releases, it looks like we lucked out on this one. The ever so king of physical comedy, Dick Van Dyke, is presented here in this delightful comedy in its original aspect ratio of 1.75:1. As one viewer stated, buying Disney live action DVD's is like rolling dice. Looks like we have a winner on this one. Van Dyke scores a hit with his performance along with a delightful support cast of quality actors; Edward G. Robinson, Dorothy Provine, Jack Elam, Henry Silva and Slim Pickens along with several recognizable character actors. This DVD one not to be missed. But keep boycotting the "Black Bearded" releases and reward Disney when they bow to the wishes of the consumer."
Dick Van Dyke at his best !
h | United Kingdom | 06/08/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Dick Van Dyke plays an actor who gets mistaken for a gangster. And they want him to help them steal a painting, He try's escaping from the big house but something always goes wrong. He gets in to more trouble when the real gangster that he is supposed to be, turns up! Watching Dick Van Dyke playing a gangster is VERY funny. A film not to be missed!"
VERY good family movie!
Lana Frazier | Rocky Mountains | 02/09/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"We laughed along with this comedy mystery. An all star cast, this movie is an absolute keeper. Can't say much because I do not want to give it away, but if you like wholesome yet entertaining movies that are not filled with filth like so many are now, you will really like this!"