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The Late Show (1977)

The Late Show
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Art Carney Art Carney
Ira Wells
Lily Tomlin Lily Tomlin
Margo Sterling
Bill Macy Bill Macy
Charlie Hatter
Eugene Roche Eugene Roche
Ron Birdwell
Joanna Cassidy Joanna Cassidy
Laura Birdwell
John Considine John Considine
Jeff Lamar
Ruth Nelson Ruth Nelson
Mrs. Schmidt
John Davey John Davey
Sergeant Dayton

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Description: Ira Wells (Art Carney) is a sixty-two-year-old gumshoe who's seen better days. Languishing in a slummy rented room in Los Angeles, he is unsuccessfully trying to recapture his youth by writing an autobiography. Ira isn't your typical hero: he's got a bum leg, wears a hearing aid, and suffers from a perforated ulcer. When a fellow detective and close friend is murdered, Ira vows to find the killer. His search brings him into contact with Margo (Lily Tomlin), a spaced-out gal who is a bargain basement careers (show biz manager, dressmaker, dope peddler). Margo is a perfect foil for Ira: her flightiness and his practicality. ... (more)
Release date: 4 July 1977
UPC: 085393186425
Tags: Drama (3), Comedy (3), Mystery (3), 1977 (2), Crime (2), SnP (1), 1970s (1), Self-esteem (1), Heroism (1), Silencer (1), Murder (1), Detectives (1), Writers (1), You (1), Spiritual Cinema (1)
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