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Out-Of-Towners
     

The Out-Of-Towners

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Director: Arthur Hiller

Cast: Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron

 

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Ohio businessman Jack Lemmon is offered a golden job opportunity; all he has to do is relocate himself and wife Sandy Dennis to New York City. What follows has led some critics to complain that playwright Neil Simon has written a "hate letter" to Manhattan. Within a 36 hour period, the couple (a) loses their airplane luggage; (b) are forced to travel from Boston to

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Ohio businessman Jack Lemmon is offered a golden job opportunity; all he has to do is relocate himself and wife Sandy Dennis to New York City. What follows has led some critics to complain that playwright Neil Simon has written a "hate letter" to Manhattan. Within a 36 hour period, the couple (a) loses their airplane luggage; (b) are forced to travel from Boston to New York in a greasy old train; ( c ) can't get any sort of service because virtually everyone in Fun City is on strike; (d) are mugged twice, once while they're asleep; (e) are reduced to sleeping on Central Park benches in their day clothes.....and so it goes, until the shabby, disheveled Lemmon tells his prospective bosses off, and he and his wife head back to Ohio---- almost. Punctuated by Sandy Dennis' plaintive "Oh, my Gawwwwd," The Out of Towners tightens the screws and ups the ante on the classic "comedy of errors" formula. Filmed on location, the picture features a who's who of character actors (Milt Kamen, Anne Meara, Phil Bruns, Dolph Sweet, Richard Libertini, Paul Dooley, Robert Walden, Ron Carey etc. etc. etc.) When first shown on network television, the film was shorn of its closing punchline because of an eccentric censorship rule.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/01/2013
UPC:
0883929303397
Original Release:
1969
Source:
Paramount Catalog
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:37:00

Special Features

Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jack Lemmon George Kellerman
Sandy Dennis Gwen Kellerman
Sandy Baron TV Man
Milt Kamen Counterman
Anne Meara Woman In Police Station
Robert Nichols Man in Airplane
Ann Prentiss Airline Stewardess
Ron Carey Cab Driver
Philip Bruns Officer Meyers
Graham Jarvis Murray, the mugger
Ray Ballard Attendant
Johnny Brown Waiter on Train
Maxwell Glanville Redcap
Paul Jabara lst Hippie
Jon Korkes Looter
Carlos Montalban Vargas
Robert King Agent in Boston
Dolph Sweet Police Sergeant
Robert Walden Second Burglar
Richard Libertini Railway Porter, Boston
Paul Dooley Day Porter
Billy Dee Williams Man in Lost Property Office
Anthony Holland Desk clerk, night

Technical Credits
Arthur Hiller Director
Charles Bailey Art Director
Forrest T. Butler Costumes/Costume Designer
Fred A. Chulack Editor
Armand Delmar Makeup
Grace Harris Costumes/Costume Designer
Quincy Jones Score Composer
Clay Lambert Makeup
Andrew Laszlo Cinematographer
Dennis L. Maitland Sound/Sound Designer
Paul Nathan Producer
Arthur Jeph Parker Set Decoration/Design
Peter R. Scoppa Asst. Director
Neil Simon Screenwriter
Walter Tyler Art Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Out-Of-Towners
1. Chapter 1 [5:04]
2. Chapter 2 [9:49]
3. Chapter 3 [9:10]
4. Chapter 4 [7:46]
5. Chapter 5 [6:38]
6. Chapter 6 [:04]
7. Chapter 7 [7:03]
8. Chapter 8 [5:16]
9. Chapter 9 [9:39]
10. Chapter 10 [7:18]
11. Chapter 11 [7:43]
12. Chapter 12 [3:52]
13. Chapter 13 [3:35]
14. Chapter 14 [6:11]
15. Chapter 15 [8:08]

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