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Successful playwright Al Pacino attempts to ply his trade, but his neurotic wife, Tuesday Weld, and her pestering but lovable children, the products of her four marriages, continually interrupt him. Just as the writer is about to complete his first play in two years, Weld takes off to live with another man, leaving him to manage the children, rehearsals, and Dyan Cannon, his new leading lady in real life and onstage. TV Guide Movieguide




Directed by
Arthur Hiller

Writing credits
Israel Horovitz
Al Pacino .... Ivan Travalian
Dyan Cannon .... Alice Detroit
Tuesday Weld .... Gloria
Bob Dishy .... Finestein
Bob Elliott .... Patrick Dickler
Ray Goulding .... Jackie Dicker
Eric Gurry .... Igor
Elva Josephson .... Bonnie (as Elva Leff)
B.J. Barie .... Spike
Ari Meyers .... Debbie
Benjamin H. Carlin .... Geraldo
Alan King .... Kreplich
Ken Sylk .... Roger Slessinger
James Tolkan .... Lt. Glass
Tony Munafo .... Officer Kapinsky

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It was filmed at Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA and Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA

Fredrich Kimball appears as Larry Kotzwinkle, the other man Al's wife leaves him for.  Look for him also as one of Al's friends in "Looking for Richard" (he's the one who scouts locations with Al and later gets "knighted" after he has a hissy fit about bringing experts in to comment on the play.)




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