Approved | | Comedy, Romance
When a young woman with dreams of fame rents a billboard to advertise herself, her life changes overnight.
Jack Lemmon, who had previously only acted briefly in television, had a tendency to overact for the camera, but George Cukor soon convinced him that "less is more." The actor later remarked, "I've learned my craft from that advice. It's the hardest thing in the world to be simple, and the easiest thing in the world to act your brains out and make an ass of yourself."
Evan Adams III: That's right.
Pete Sheppard: Hm. Great little car.
Evan Adams III: I like it.
Pete Sheppard: I like it too.
Evan Adams III: Need something?
Pete Sheppard: What's car like this worth?
Evan Adams III: About $5,000. Why? You want to buy it?
Pete Sheppard: Yes, I do. The only thing I don't happen to have $5,000 on me just njow. And I don't get paid ...
The address of Glady's boarding house (262 West 61st Street) is actually between West End Avenue and Amsterdam Ave, too far away for the billboard on Columbus Circle to be visible from her window.
Introducing 'Jack Lemmon'
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