Told he is terminally ill, an insurance executive (Jerry Lewis) goes on a credit-card spending spree--and then learns his medical diagnosis was a mistake. This 1969 comedy, directed by George Marshall, also stars Anne Francis, Peter Lawford and Kathleen Freeman.

  1. Rod Amateau

    Screenplay, Story

  2. George Marshall


  3. David Davis


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jerry Lewis

    Jerry Lewis

    Peter J. Ingersoll / Fred Dobbs

  2. Peter Lawford

    Peter Lawford

    Dr. Scott Carter

  3. Anne Francis

    Anne Francis

    Nancy Ingersoll

  4. Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez

    Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez


  5. Jennifer Edwards

    Jennifer Edwards

    Jennifer Ingersoll

Full Cast & Crew

Hook, Line and Sinker
Hook, Line and Sinker


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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 6, 1969


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

Budget -

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