Walter Matthau was Oscar-nominated for this film. Not nominated that year included Malcolm McDowell in 'A Clockwork Orange,' Jack Nicholson in 'Carnal Knowledge,' Warren Beatty in 'McCabe & Mrs. Miller,' Donald Sutherland in 'Klute,' Richard Harris in 'Man in the Wilderness 'and Dustin Hoffman in 'Straw Dogs' among numerous others.
Dumbest thing I've done in my life, having a baby in a filling station.
Kotch collects old bowling pins to throw into his fireplace to keep warm. In reality, the thick plastic coatings would create smoke and noxious fumes.