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The Escape Artist
Young Danny's father was known as "the greatest escape artist, second only to Houdini." When Danny leaves home to follow in his father's footsteps, he finds himself in trouble with a small town's corrupt mayor (Desi Arnaz) and the mayor's conniving son (Raul Julia) in this touching family comedy from executive producers Fred Roos and Francis Ford Coppola.
Drama / Suspense
95 min
1982
PG
Lionsgate
English
VUDU Community
3.0
Cast & Crew
 
Caleb Deschanel
Caleb Deschanel
Director
Griffin O'Neal
Griffin O'Neal
Danny Masters
Raul Julia
Raul Julia
Stu Quinones
Teri Garr
Teri Garr
Arlene
Joan Hackett
Joan Hackett
Aunt Sibyl
Gabriel Dell
Gabriel Dell
Uncle Burke
Desi Arnaz
Desi Arnaz
Mayor Leon Quinones
John Ryan
John Ryan
Vernon
Elizabeth Daily
Elizabeth Daily
Sandra
M. Emmet Walsh
M. Emmet Walsh
Fritz
Jackie Coogan
Jackie Coogan
Magic Shop Owner
Harry Caesar
Harry Caesar
Sax player
Helen Page Camp
Helen Page Camp
Neighbor
David Clennon
David Clennon
Newspaper editor
Isabelle Cooley
Isabelle Cooley
Secretary at Newspaper Office
Carlin Glynn
Carlin Glynn
Treasurer's secretary
Huntz Hall
Huntz Hall
Turnkey
Doug McGrath
Doug McGrath
Photographer
Tom Signorelli
Tom Signorelli
Mailbox cop
Hal Williams
Hal Williams
Cop at Mayor's office
Sandy Gimpel
Sandy Gimpel
Stunt Double - Sibyl
Garry Marshall
Garry Marshall
Drummer
Harry Anderson
Harry Anderson
Harry Masters
Tom Mahoney
Tom Mahoney
MC
Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
Producer
Fred Roos
Fred Roos
Producer
Melissa Mathison
Melissa Mathison
Screenwriter
Stephen Zito
Stephen Zito
Screenwriter