Come Back, Little Sheba

  • 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Lancaster is Doc Delaney, a mild-mannered alcoholic ex-chiropractor who has been dry for a year. Booth, his frumpy, loquacious wife, lives for the day when her lost dog, little Sheba, will return home. Theirs is a life of quiet desperation until Moore, a vibrant student, rents a room from the tired couple. Lancaster doesn't approve of the intentions of...read more

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Law & Order Vet Stages Broadway Come Back

S. Epatha Merkerson will return to Broadway in a Manhattan Theatre Club revival of the William Inge drama Come Back, Little Sheba, previewing Jan. 3, 2008, and then opening Jan. 24. Per the AP, Merkerson will star as lonely housewife Lola, a role… Read more

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Come Back, Little Sheba - Official Trailer
01:10 — A failed doctor fights to stay sober while his wife pines for her lost youth and her lost dog, Sheba.

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Come Back, Little Sheba TCM

William Inge's hit, with Oscar winner Shirley Booth as the housewife and Burt Lancaster as her alcoholic husband. Turk: Richard Jaeckel. Marie: Terry Moore. Ed: Philip Ober. Elmo: Edwin Max. Mrs. Coffman: Lisa Golm. Strongly directed by Daniel Mann. James (more…)

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  • Review: Lancaster is Doc Delaney, a mild-mannered alcoholic ex-chiropractor who has been dry for a year. Booth, his frumpy, loquacious wife, lives for the day when her lost dog, little Sheba, will return home. Theirs is a life of quiet desperation until Moore, a v… (more)

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