The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag

Character: Elinor
Directed by: Allan Moyle
Written by: Grace Cary Bickley
Produced by: Sarah Bowman, Robert W. Cort, Ted Field, Ira Halberstadt, Scott Kroopf, Cynthia Sherman, Ray K. Morris
Other cast: Penelope Ann Miller, Eric Thal, William Forsythe, Cathy Moriarty, Alfre Woodard
Release date: August 21, 1992
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Running time: 1h 29min

A shy librarian attempts to escape her boring life and lacklustre marriage to a police detective by recovering a murder weapon and claiming she's responsible for the deed. Soon, she learns to enjoy her newfound celebrity after being thrown in jail.

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