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The Golden Boys

  • Film

Time Out says

Three sea captains (Carradine, Dern and Torn) decide that one of them should marry, so they’ll have someone to do the dishes; enter Mariel Hemingway, who appeals to two-thirds of them. Although it’s set in 1905 Cape Cod, The Golden Boys feels more like a Western, especially with Torn playing a Walter Brennan–esque role. More interesting than the characters is the milieu itself, particularly once the film introduces a clash between a temperance nut (Charles Durning) and a billiards-hall owner (John Savage). But even that can’t dispel the sense of time a wastin’.
Written by Ben Kenigsberg

Cast and crew

  • Director:Daniel Adams
  • Cast:
    • David Carradine
    • Bruce Dern
    • Rip Torn
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