In the Mood

Overview

This romantic comedy is based on a true story that happened in California in 1944. Sonny Wisecarver Patrick Dempsey is 15 year old who has an affair with his older neighbor Judy Talia Balsam. The two run off and get married, but a stern judge has the union annulled. Sonny is hauled before the same judge when he gets involved with another older woman Beverly D'Angelo, and the publicity makes him the object of affection for millions of young women who believe Sonny has something special. Michael Constantine and ...
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Overview

This romantic comedy is based on a true story that happened in California in 1944. Sonny Wisecarver Patrick Dempsey is 15 year old who has an affair with his older neighbor Judy Talia Balsam. The two run off and get married, but a stern judge has the union annulled. Sonny is hauled before the same judge when he gets involved with another older woman Beverly D'Angelo, and the publicity makes him the object of affection for millions of young women who believe Sonny has something special. Michael Constantine and Betty Jinnett play Sonny's concerned parents. Carl Reiner is the uncredited narrator, and the real-life Elliott "Sonny" Wisecarver has a cameo appearance as a mailman.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/20/2010
  • UPC: 883316242469
  • Original Release: 1987
  • Rating:

  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:38:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 42,504

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Patrick Dempsey Ellsworth Sonny Wisecarver
Beverly D'Angelo Francine Glatt
Talia Balsam Judy Cusimano
Michael Constantine Mr. Wisecarver
Betty Jinnette Mrs. Wisecarver
Kathleen Freeman Mrs. Marver, The Landlady
Tom Ashworth Man on Train
Laura Bastianelli Judy's Cellmates, Denver
Ana Helena Berenguer Maria, The Tuna Lady
Niles Brewster Principal
Tom Breznahan Gary
Ernie Brown Chief Papa Bear Kelsey
Joshua Cadman Tony
Terry Camilleri Judy's Lawyer
Jared Chandler Western Union Messenger
Jeffrey Alan Chandler Hotel Clerk
Guy Christopher LA Reporter
Thomas Albert Clay Five-Fingered Surgeon
Marilyn Cohen Yenta
Bert Convy Newspaper Editor
Michael Darrell Bailiff
Kazan the Dog Sonny's Dog
Neil Elliot Arresting Cop
Lisanne Falk Jamie
Edith Fellows Mrs. Long, Judy's Mother
Lee Garlington Schlitz Waitress
Rocky Giordani Tough Inmate, Los Angeles
Harvey J. Goldenberg Marriage License Clerk
Bob Gould Detective Glore
Wayne Grace Bus Driver
Gillian Grant Karen
S.A. Griffin Cpl. Howard Glatt, USMC
Peter Hobbs The Judge
Charlie Holliday Reporter
Crane Jackson Front Yard Reporter
Joycee Katz Rosie the Riveter
Tony Longo Carlo, Judy's Husband
Tom Maier Judge
Brian McNamara George
Bess Meyer Teenage Girl (Slapper)
Michael Bandoni Rooming House Boarder
Burr Middleton FBI Agent Harrow
Nitche Vo Miller Judy's Cellmates, Denver
Tony Monaco LA District Attorney
Jordan Myers Desk Sergeant
Kim Myers Wendy, The Usherette
Ted Noose Denver Reporter
Carl Parker Bus Ticket Agent
Rocky Parker Woman on Train
Sarah Partridge Winking Nurse
Tom Patten Marine With Stars And Stripes Newspaper
Paul Keith Reporter
Max Perlich Teenage Boy (Slapee)
Randy Peters Serviceman
Steve The Rabbit Himself
Carl Reiner Voice Only
Valerie Reynolds Policewoman
Sheila Rogers Mrs. Mama Bear Kelsey
Andrew Roperto Switchblade Kid
Janet Rotblatt Angry Neighbor, Willowbrook
Douglas Rowe Uncle Clete
Tommy Ryan Nes Photographer, Denver
Rick Salassi News Photographer, Denver
David Schermerhorn LA Courtroom Heckler
Armin Shimerman Priest
Dana Short Alberta
Putter Smith Minister
Charles Stevenson Telegraph Clerk
Darwyn Swalve Huge Inmate, Los Angeles
Kitty Swink Sponge Bath Nurse
Tom Tarpey Front Yard Reporter
Jay Varela her Husbad, The Tuna Foreman
Steve Whittaker Three-Fingered Surgeon
Mae Williams Angry Neighbor, Willowbrook
Barbnara Wint School Nurse
Ellsworth "Sonny" Wisecarver Mailman in Newsreel
Nan Woods Madeline
Lenore Woodward Justice of the Peace
Cletus Young Sonny's Guard
W.T. Zacha Jail Guard
John Zarchen LA Courtroom Heckler
Walter G. Zeri Sony's Cellmate, Denver
Technical Credits
Phil Alden Robinson Director, Screenwriter
Gary Adelson Producer
Richard Arrington Makeup
Linda M. Bass Costumes/Costume Designer
Ralph Burns Score Composer, Musical Direction/Supervision
Linda Burns Costumes/Costume Designer
Dins Danielsen Art Director
Dina Danielson Production Designer
Miguel Delgado Choreography
Miguel M. Delgado Choreography
Brian Frankish Producer
Joseph Garland Songwriter
Dennis Gassner Production Designer
Robert Getchell Screenwriter
Richard Hoover Set Decoration/Design
Patrick Kennedy Editor
Robbie Knott Special Effects
John Lindley Cinematographer
Karen Mack Producer
Barry Manilow Songwriter
Bette Midler Songwriter
Fleecie Moore Songwriter
Mitchell Parish Songwriter
David Simon Original Story
Frank Strayer Songwriter
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