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(TV Series) (1 episode)
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1971). Comedy. Written by Neil Simon
. Scenic Design by Richard Sylbert
[final Broadway credit]. Directed by Mike Nichols
. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 11 Nov 1971- 29 Sep 1973 (798 performances + 4 previews that began on 9 Oct 1971). Cast: Peter Falk
(as "Mel Edison"), Lee Grant
(as "Edna Edison"),
Did You Know?
Sylbert was the first production designer to serve as the chief of production at a studio when he took on the job at Paramount, succeeding Robert Evans
. Evans, who had produced the classic neo-noir Chinatown
(1974), for which Sylbert received an Oscar nomination, was impressed by his relationships with such heavy-weight talents as Warren Beatty
, Mike Nichols
and Roman Polanski
. He was also ...