The Sunshine Boys Movie Review 1975

Information and Film Reviews for The Sunshine Boys the Movie

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Two veteran vaudeville partners, who have shared a love-hate relationship for decades, reunite for a TV special. Adapted by Neil Simon from his play. Matthau was a replacement for Jack Benny, who died before the start of filming. Burns, for his first starring role since "Honolulu" in 1939, won an Oscar.

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Baker & Taylor Inc., 2709 Water Ridge Pkwy., Ste. 500, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704)357-3500, Toll-free: 800-775-1800, Email: btinfo@btol.com, URL: http://www.btol.com

Available on VHS
Running time 111 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comedy Drama, Buddies, Adapted from a Play, Growing Older, Plays to Film: Neil Simon, Special FX Wizards: Dick Smith
Screenplay
Neil Simon
Cast
George Burns, Walter Matthau, Richard Benjamin, Lee Meredith, F. Murray Abraham, Carol Arthur, Howard Hesseman
Director
Herbert Ross
Producer
MGM, Ray Stark

Awards

Oscars 1975: Support. Actor (Burns); Golden Globes 1976: Actor--Mus./Comedy (Matthau), Film--Mus./Comedy, Support. Actor (Benjamin); Writers Guild 1975: Adapt. Screenplay.

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