R | | Comedy, Drama
A boozy Broadway actress comes out of a 12-week cure to face the problems of her best friends as well as her needy daughter. She tries to balance the terrors of returning to work with the ... See full summary »
The film's original source Broadway play "The Gingerbread Lady" was directed on Broadway by Robert Moore who directed a number of Neil Simon written films such as The Sunshine Boys (1977), Chapter Two (1979), Murder by Death (1976), and The Cheap Detective (1978), but not Only When I Laugh (1981). Moore previously directed Marsha Mason in Chapter Two (1979).
I saw him last week at Joe Allen's. He look thin, drawn tired...
Georgia: You're lying!
Jimmy: Alright he looked gorgeous. Who cares? the man can't write his name. I've got to go.
Georgia: Was he alone?
Jimmy: He was at a big table I don't know who was with who.
Georgia: she was that ...
In one of the opening scenes when Marsha Mason's character is leaving the "Betty Ford Clinic" of the time, there is an employee, Sandy, who passes her by the stairs says good-bye but addresses her as Mrs. Simon instead Mrs. Hines the character's real name.
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