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The Cincinnati Kid (1965) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by Norman Jewison and produced by John Calley and Martin Ransohoff.

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The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 16, 2019 From 4 Star Films

The opening images of The Cincinnati Kid are nearly inexplicable but that doesn’t mean they can’t be fun. Steve McQueen brushes past a funeral procession of African-Americans complete with a groovin’ brass band. Then there’s a bit of a needless opening gambit where he’s... Read full article

The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

By Beatrice on Aug 24, 2018 From Flickers in Time

The Cincinnati Kid Directed by Norman Jewison Written by Ring Lardner Jr. and Terry Southern from a novel by Richard Jessup 1965/USA Filmways Pictures/Solar Productions First viewing/Netflix rental Lancey Howard: I recollect a young man putting the same question to Eddie the Dude. “Son,”... Read full article

The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

By Google profile on Nov 4, 2011 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. "You're just not ready for me yet" - Cincinnati Kid Most classic film enthusiasts consume films at a high rate. I am not one of those people. My slow rate of consumption leaves for a l... Read full article

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Lady Fingers: How you holdin' up, Lancey?
Lancey Howard: Lady Fingers, that young man is a stud poker playing son of a...
Lady Fingers: He's gettin' to you, ain't he?
Lancey Howard: No, Lady, he hasn't gotten to me.

Slade: How the hell did you know I didn't have the king or the ace?
Lancey Howard: I recollect a young man putting the same question to Eddie the Dude. "Son," Eddie told him, "all you paid was the looking price. Lessons are extra."

Shooter: Well, Lancey, are we all set for Monday night?
Lancey Howard: Uh-huh.
Shooter: I can get Lady Fingers to come.
Lancey Howard: Lady Fingers? I haven't seen that old bitch - oh, it must be at least ten years;long enough to think of her almost fondly.

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Facts about

Spencer Tracy was originally cast as Lancey Howard but poor health forced him to withdraw and he was replaced by Edward G. Robinson.
Mitzi Gaynor campaigned for the role of "Lady Fingers", but it ended up going to Joan Blondell. Rumors are abound as to why Blondell got the role, with the most common being that Gaynor and Ann-Margret did not quite get along.
Sharon Tate was replaced in the film by Tuesday Weld after Sam Peckinpah was fired by producer Martin Ransohoff.
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