Approved | | Drama
After spending three years in an asylum, a washed-up actor views a minor assignment from his old director in Rome as a chance for personal and professional redemption.
Agent Irving 'Swifty' Lazar negotiated the sale of screen rights for Irwin Shaw's novel for $55.000.
Jack, got a minute?
Jack Andrus: I'm in a hurry.
Lew Jordan: Too much of a hurry to make a lot of money?
Jack Andrus: Lew, some other time. I'm rushing to the hospital.
Lew Jordan: Well, I'll walk you to the door. How long before you finish this job?
Jack Andrus: It's already finished, except for two days of ...
While shooting the film, after Jack kicks Barzelli to stop her temper tantrum, he directs her to "reach for the ring" and she immediately does so before the translator has given her the instruction in Italian.
The following acknowledgment appears on screen in the opening credits: "We are grateful to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, copyright owners, for permission to use the Academy Award statuette."
A cultish pyramid scheme and a twisted series of murders hit the small screen along with a powerful new documentary about our attachment to even smaller screens.
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