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A Thousand Clowns

This warm and wonderful comedy-drama is a paean to non-conformity. Robards is an out-of-work writer who quit his last job writing a kiddie TV show called "Chuckles the Chipmunk" when he could no longer stand the stupidity. Unemployed for five months, he ne… (more)

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(Movie Clip) People Going To Work
Director Fred Coe emphatic with location shots, introducing Jason Robards, straight from his Broadway performance as free-spirited New York writer Mur (more…)
(Movie Clip) Shock Treatment
Lazy TV writer and full-time New Yorker Murray (Jason Robards) tries to manage unhinged social worker Sandra (Barbara Harris), who's dumped and kicked (more…)
(Movie Clip) Your Own Personal Blacklist
Giddy Manhattan montage by director Fred Coe, as Sandra (Barbara Harris) tidies the apartment and slack writer Murray (Jason Robards), motivated by a (more…)

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Mon Feb 27 2:15am
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In New York City, a happy nonconformist chucks the rat race and leaves his job as head writer for a popular children's TV show, but is forced to reconsider when social workers threaten to take away his 12-year-old nephew, whom he is raising. Screenwriter H (more…)

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A Thousand Clowns TCM

In New York City, a happy nonconformist chucks the rat race and leaves his job as head writer for a popular children's TV show, but is forced to reconsider when social workers threaten to take away his 12-year-old nephew, whom he is raising. Screenwriter H (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This warm and wonderful comedy-drama is a paean to non-conformity. Robards is an out-of-work writer who quit his last job writing a kiddie TV show called "Chuckles the Chipmunk" when he could no longer stand the stupidity. Unemployed for five months, he ne… (more)

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