Two drifting modern-day cowboys - aiming for nothing more than a good time - wind up in a crazy cattle rustling scheme in this easy-going comedy. Songs by Jimmy Buffett.
In his finest performance, Burt Lancaster stars as Ned Merrill, a man who confronts his destiny by swimming home, pool by pool, through the suburban nightmare of upper-class East Coast society.
Ron Holgate as the boisterous Richard Henry Lee leads John Adams (William Daniels) and Ben Franklin (Howard Da Silva) in Sherman Edwards' The Lees of Old Virginia from 1776, 1972.
Opening title credits and first scene featuring William Daniels (as John Adams) from Jack L. Warner's final production, the musical 1776, 1972, directed by Peter H. Hunt, songs by Sherman Edwards.
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Walter Matthau and Jill Clayburgh star in this dramatic comedy that centers around the appointment of the first woman to the U.S. Supreme Court. She is aggressive, witty, magnetic-and an arch-conservative. He is wry, opinionated and roundly liberal. One hundred and one men have preceded the new female justice to seats on the bench of the nation's highest court, but now it's eight men and her. All unanimously accept their new colleague-except Matthau, "The Great Dissenter." He becomes the source of her fury, her challenges, her antagonism... and finally, her loving admiration. Matthau and Clayburgh are unforgettably and hilariously opposed in this contemporary tale that goes behind the bend with wit, wisdom and great conviction.
Ruth Loomis (Jill Clayburg) becomes the first woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court. A staunch conservative, she immediatly runs into conflict with Dan Snow (Walter Matthau), the high court's resident liberal. Although, they never agree on the issues before the Court, they develop a respect and affection for one another after several comedic encounters.
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