Tall Story. Comedy. Written by Howard Lindsay
and Russel Crouse
. Suggested by the novel "The Homecoming Game" by Howard Nemerov
. Featuring songs by Joe Hornsby, Ben G. Allen and Jerry Teifer. Music arranged by Edward Thomas. Scenic Design by George Jenkins. Directed by Herman Shumlin
. Belasco Theatre: 29 Jan 1959- 2 May 1959 (...
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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I am passionate. I am political about my country, about what it is, how strong it is, how strong it remains. 'Lions for Lambs' got rough treatment, and I think it was because - and I don't want to sound defensive - but I think it was misperceived. I am not a left-wing person. I'm just a person interested in the sustainability of my country.
Was originally attached to The Verdict
(1982), but dropped out prior to production because he didn't want the character to be "such a loser". Director Sidney Lumet was dismayed by Redford's demands to change the script. The role of Frank Galvin was taken over by his friend Paul Newman
, who won an Oscar nomination.
Films often reflect his liberal political views