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 scene where Dick Shawn and all the characters find the box of money under the big W, Shawn has just thrown Jonathan Winters out of the hole so he would have room to work. But in the next five edits, Winters is both in the hole helping Shawn struggle with the box and is also shown standing outside the hole observing himself along with the others.

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