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Jinxed!
     

Jinxed!

Director: Don Siegel

Cast: Bette Midler, Ken Wahl, Rip Torn

 

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Jinxed is an apt name for this disastrous project which, sadly, turned out to be Don Siegel's final film. The film takes place in Reno, where blackjack dealer Willie Brodax (Ken Wahl) becomes an innocent victim of a broken-down gambler named Harold Benson (Rip Torn). Such is Willie's luck that when he sees Benson sit down at his blackjack table, he realizes

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Jinxed is an apt name for this disastrous project which, sadly, turned out to be Don Siegel's final film. The film takes place in Reno, where blackjack dealer Willie Brodax (Ken Wahl) becomes an innocent victim of a broken-down gambler named Harold Benson (Rip Torn). Such is Willie's luck that when he sees Benson sit down at his blackjack table, he realizes that he will soon be out of a job. Benson is also giving his girlfriend Bonita Friml (Bette Midler) a difficult time. When she notices Willie and sees how Bensen is putting him through the wringer, she begins to fall for him and gets him involved in a scheme to kill her boyfriend.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/07/2004
UPC:
0883904129356
Original Release:
1982
Source:
Mgm (Video & Dvd)

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bette Midler Bonita
Ken Wahl Willie
Rip Torn Harold
Val Avery Milt Hawkins
Jack Elam Otto
Benson Fong Dr. Wing
Jacqueline Scott Woman Bettor
F. William Parker Art
Ian Wolfe Morley
George Dickerson Tahoe Casino Manager
Cletus Young Dealer
Tom Pletts Tahoe First Monitor
Archie Lang Tahoe Second Monitor
Kathryn Kates Miss Nina
Jim Nolan Father
Kathleen O'Malley Mother
Woodrow Parfrey Insurance Agent
Joan Freeman Woman Agent
Don Siegel Owner Adult Bookstore
Barry Michlin Talent Booker ("Max")
Read Morgan Reno Player
Sterling Swanson First Bettor
Richard Goodman The Reinsman

Technical Credits
Don Siegel Director
Robert R. Benton Set Decoration/Design
Bert Blessing Screenwriter
Joe Cavalier Associate Producer
Robert de Mora Costumes/Costume Designer
Frank D. Gilroy Screenwriter
Miles Goodman Score Composer
Wally Graham Set Decoration/Design
Julie Harmount Set Decoration/Design
Ted Haworth Production Designer
Herb Jaffe Producer
Howard Jeffrey Producer
Daniel McCauley Asst. Director
David Newman Screenwriter
Al Overton Sound/Sound Designer
Bruce Roberts Score Composer
Doug Steward Editor
Douglas Stewart Editor
Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematographer

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