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Cold Turkey
Directed by:
Norman Lear

Directed and written by Norman Lear, "Cold Turkey" (also known as "25 Millionen Dollar Preis, Der") is a Comedy film, released in the USA on February 19 of 1971 , starring Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton, Vincent Gardenia and Barnard Hughes.

What happens when an evil tobacco company offers $25,000,000 to an entire town to stop smoking for thirty days? What happens when 4,006 heavy smokers from Eagle Rock, Iowa take up the challenge?

Who is the director of "Cold Turkey":

Cold Turkey was directed by Norman Lear, an American producer, writer, actor, and director.

When was "Cold Turkey" released:

Cold Turkey was initally released in the United States on Friday, February 19, 1971.. This was forty-eight (48) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, September 08, 1971 in France; Thursday, January 18, 2001 in Germany and on Saturday, December 04, 1971 in Italy.

Who is at the casting of "Cold Turkey":

At the casting of Cold Turkey we find Dick Van Dyke, previously seen in The Comic (1969) and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968); Pippa Scott (Petulia (1968), My Six Loves (1963)); Tom Poston (Soldier in the Rain (1963), The Old Dark House (1963)) [ more... ]

  • Vincent Gardenia and Barnard Hughes also appeared in Where's Poppa?, released in 1970.

What is the Storyline of "Cold Turkey":

As part of a public relations and marketing strategy to compare the empathy of Big Tobacco to the nobility of the Nobel Peace Price, Merwin Wren (Bob Newhart), an advertising executive, convinces the Valiant Tobacco Company to propose a challenge: they will give a tax-free check for $25,000,000 (equal to $} today) to any city or town in America that can stop smoking, or go cold turkey, for thirty days. According to Wren the idea is that the offer will generate them worldwide free publicity putting them in a [...]

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