PG | | Comedy, Romance
Wrongfully accused of a bank robbery, a writer seeks the help of his ex-wife, who is now married to the soon-to-be D.A. of California.
For this movie, Neil Simon had a specific location in mind for the opening of the film. Simon said: "I wanted an isolated place for the writer (Chevy) Chase to be working on his book, and it had to be a place where he could easily be kidnapped, so it couldn't be in a metropolitan city, where it would be a little more difficult." Recalling a driving trip that he and his then wife, Marsha Mason, had made along Big Sur, on the California coast a few years prior to this movie being developed and made, Simon decided that the picturesque coastline would be a perfect place to start the movie, so as to give it a special look. Early in April 1980, the assembled cast and crew traveled to the splendid Carmel and Big Sur coastline of California, to begin the saga of this picture.
Notice how I remain calm? That's why I'm the Governor.
In the scene when Nick hides under the bed while Ira and Glenda discuss making the room over the garage into a campaign office, Ira stands on Nick's little finger of his right hand. When Nick extricates the finger and is assessing the damage under the bed, he is looking at the little finger of his left hand.
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