It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

The 'Big W' is four palm trees in a park that form a huge W. The money is buried in the middle. After the money is dug up, the detective arrives and confiscates it. He tells them it will go easier on them if they turn themselves in, and he leaves. However, the detective plans to keep the money for himself. As he's driving away the others figure this out and chase him. They catch up with him, and the men pursue him into a condemned hotel and onto a rickety fire escape. The suitcase gets dropped and the money blows away in the wind. People on the ground gleefully collect the cash. The men are tossed from the fire escape as it pulls away from the wall, and they end up in the hospital with various injuries. At the very end, the bossy mother marches into the hospital ward yelling. She slips and falls on her fanny and everyone bursts into hysterical laughter.

Al Rooney

Continuity mistake: In the wide-angle shots of the blue Willys (Jeep) wagon, the windshield is a 2-piece version with a vertical divider in the middle. The close-up shots don't have the divider.

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J. Algernon Hawthorne: Jolly nasty accident there. Jolly lucky nobody was hurt.
Mrs. Marcus: Where did you get that funny accent? Are you from Harvard or something?
J. Algernon Hawthorne: Harvard? Rather not. I'm English.
Mrs. Marcus: Sounds so foreign.
J. Algernon Hawthorne: Really?

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Trivia: Phil Silvers almost drowned whilst filming the scene when he drives his car into the river because he couldn't swim.

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