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Walter Matthau Plays Hopscotch

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Jan 21, 2019

When CIA operative Miles Kendig (Walter Matthau) lets a Soviet spy get away, his new boss is most displeased. Kendig explains the logic behind his actions, but his explanation is abruptly dismissed. He is banished to a desk job until his retirement. The veteran spy has no intention of complying with read more

Walter Matthau Makes House Calls With Glenda Jackson

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Sep 27, 2018

Walter Matthau as a widower. Relationship comedies were all the rage in the late 1970s. Jill Clayburgh played a woman who becomes suddenly single when her husband of 16 years leaves her in An Unmarried Woman (1978). Burt Reynolds was a divorced man struggling to get over his ex-wife in Starting Ove read more

Interview with Jacqueline Scott: The Classic TV Actress Discusses Raymond Burr, Walter Matthau, and Curly Hair

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 31, 2016

Jacqueline Scott and David Janssen in The Fugitive.. With over 100 credits, actress Jacqueline Scott has forged a remarkable career in film and television. She has worked with legendary directors such as Steven Spielberg, Don Siegel (multiple times), and William Castle. She made her biggest impact, read more

Seven Things to Know About Walter Matthau

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Dec 21, 2014

Carol Grace and Walter Matthau. 1. Walter Matthau met his second wife, Carol Grace, when they both appeared in the 1955-56 Broadway hit Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? She was previously married--twice--to playwright and author William Saroyan (The Human Comedy). In her 1992 memoir, Among The read more

Walter Matthau Negotiates Over "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three"

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Aug 22, 2013

It's a testament to The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) that it has been remade twice in the last 29 years--as a made-for-TV movie and a big-budget action picture. However, the decision to produce those remakes remains questionable, because how do you improve on a practically perfect urban sus read more

Walter Matthau.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Aug 11, 2010

Walter Matthau,is best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple(1968). Comedy. Written by Neil Simon, based on his play of the same name, directed by Gene Saks. Cast: Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Simon based the story on the observations of Mel Brooks living with a friend after hi read more

SUtS: Walter Matthau

True Classics Posted by Brandie on Aug 10, 2010

Have I told you lately how much I adore Billy Wilder? Who else could have given the world the oh-so-perfect comedic pairing of Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau? Wilder, Lemmon, and Matthau formed an unbeatable team in The Fortune Cookie, the first of ten movies to co-star the popular acting duo (and t read more

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