Taglines: Nerves of steel. Body of iron. Brain of stone.
Harry is the latest generation of the Crumbs, famous and extremely talented detectives. Unfortunately talent seems to have skipped a generation and Harry is reduced to “gumshoe” work at a remote branch of the Crumb detective agency. Back at headquarters, Crumb executive Elliot Draison hatches an evil plan which requires the inclusion of an incompetent detective. With Harry Crumb on the case Draison thinks everything will run fine for him. Despite his best efforts Crumb actually makes some headway in the case…
Who’s Harry Crumb? is a 1989 comedy-mystery film featuring John Candy as the title character. Paul Flaherty directed the film, which co-stars Annie Potts, Jeffrey Jones and Shawnee Smith. An uncredited cameo appearance is made by James Belushi.
Who Is Harry Crumb? (1989)
Directed by: Paul Flaherty
Starring: John Candy, Jeffrey Jones, Annie Potts, Tim Thomerson, Barry Corbin, Shawnee Smith, Valri Bromfield, Doug Steckler, Renée Coleman, Tamsin Kelsey
Screenplay by: Robert Conte, Peter Wortmann
Production Design by: Trevor Williams
Cinematography by: Stephen M. Katz
Film Editing by: Danford B. Greene
Costume Design by: Jerry R. Allen, Marit Allen
Set Decoration by: Elizabeth Wilcox
Art Direction by: Stephen Geaghan
Music by: Michel Colombier
Distributed by: TriStar Pictures
Release Date: February 3, 1989