My Favorite Year Movie Review 1982

Information and Film Reviews for My Favorite Year the Movie

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A young writer on a popular live TV show in the 1950s is asked to keep a watchful eye on the week's guest star--his favorite swashbuckling movie hero. Through a series of misadventures, he discovers his matinee idol is actually a drunkard and womanizer who has trouble living up to his cinematic standards. Sterling performance from O'Toole, with memorable portrayal from Bologna as the show's host, King Kaiser (a take-off of Sid Caesar from "Your Show of Shows").

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MGM Home Entertainment, 2500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-6061, Phone: (310)449-3000, Fax: (310)449-3100, URL: http://www.mgmhomevideo.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 92 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Mass Media, Swashbucklers, Price of Fame, On the Rocks, Biopics: Showbiz, Showbiz Comedies, Period Piece: 1950s, New York, New York
Screenplay
Norman Steinberg
Cast
Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Joseph Bologna, Jessica Harper, Lainie Kazan, Bill Macy, Anne DeSalvo, Lou Jacobi, Adolph Green, Cameron Mitchell, Gloria Stuart
Director
Richard Benjamin
Music
Ralph Burns
Producer
MGM Home Entertainment

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