The Odd Couple (1965). Comedy. Written by Neil Simon
. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal. Directed by Mike Nichols
. Plymouth Theatre (moved to The Eugene O'Neill Theatre from 1 Aug 1966- close): 10 Mar 1965- 2 Jul 1967 (964 performances + 2 previews that began on 8 Mar 1965). Cast: Art Carney
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[on firing Mandy Patinkin
during making of Heartburn
(1986)] I loved Mandy then, and I love him now. It was awful to have to replace him, but on film I couldn't see the chemistry I wanted. I don't know how many days it was, but to save the damn thing, I had to move fast to get Jack [Nicholson]. Mandy was, of course, devastated, and I've felt awful about it all my life.
While paying tribute to Nichols during his 2003 Kennedy Center Honors, Meryl Streep and Candace Bergen read Nichols' "Five Rules for Filmmaking": 1: The careful application of terror is an important form of communication. 2: Anything worth fighting for is worth fighting dirty for. 3: There's absolutely no substitute for genuine lack of preparation. 4: If you think there's good in everybody, you ...
Often includes extremely long starting and/or ending shots taken from high in the air, for example Working Girl
(1988) and Angels in America