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 (...
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I got a review when I was starting in live television. This guy Jack O'Brian called me "hammy and overwrought". Now I'm looking back on it, I'd like to hold on to those reviews. It keeps you in perspective. It really does. Part of you says, "You know, I never ever really got over that." And what I think you learn very early on is not to believe your own press clippings, one way or another, just ...
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.