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The Inspector General [1949]

Director:Henry Koster
Writer:Harry Kurnitz
Philip Rapp
Composer:Johnny Green
Sylvia Fine
Length:102 minutes
(1 hour 42 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Comedy
IMDB Rating:6.8/10
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Synopsis: An illiterate gypsie arrives at a small town and is mistaken for the mysterious Inspector General, there to root out governmental corruption.

Reaction: This is not the best Danny Kaye film, but it is perfectly serviceable.

Personal Rating: 8/10

Henry Koster => Director
Harry Kurnitz => Writer
Philip Rapp => Writer
Johnny Green => Composer
Sylvia Fine => Composer
Alan Hale => Kovatch
Barbara Bates => Leza
Danny Kaye => Georgi
Elsa Lanchester => Maria
Gene Lockhart => The Mayor
Rhys Williams => Inspector General
Walter Catlett => Col. Castine
Walter Slezak => Yakov Goury

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • When Yakov first reads the note from Leza we can see it says "They are trying to kill you. Don't go near the barn." Later, when the woodchopper reads it he says "Don't go near the barn. They are trying to kill you."