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Time Out says

Donen takes us back to the days 'when the only four-letter word in movie houses was EXIT' - to quote George Burns' explanatory prologue, nervously tacked on to this pastiche double feature of the 1930s in case any thickheads didn't get the joke. It's a useful word to know, too, considering the dire script, the flat performances from George C Scott and entourage, and the pointlessness of the entire exercise. The concluding Busby Berkeley-esque 'Baxter's Beauties of 1933' at least homes in on its genre far more sharply and sympathetically than the opening boxing melodrama 'Dynamite Hands' (in b/w), which loses its focus in a welter of cheap jokes.
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Release Details

  • Duration:106 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Stanley Donen
  • Screenwriter:Larry Gelbart, Sheldon Keller
  • Cast:
    • George C Scott
    • Harry Hamlin
    • Rebecca York
    • Trish Van Devere
    • Eli Wallach
    • Barbara Harris
    • Barry Bostwick
    • Art Carney
    • Red Buttons
    • Jocelyn Brando
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