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Two for the Seesaw (1962)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  24 November 1962 (USA)
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Jerry Ryan is wandering aimlessly around New York, having given up his law career in Nebraska when his wife asked for a divorce. He meets up with Gittel Mosca, an impoverished dancer from ... See full summary »

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Jerry Ryan
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Gittel 'Mosca' Moscawitz
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Frank Taubman
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Sophie
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Mr. Jacoby
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Julie Allred
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Jerry Ryan is wandering aimlessly around New York, having given up his law career in Nebraska when his wife asked for a divorce. He meets up with Gittel Mosca, an impoverished dancer from Greenwich Village, and the two try to straighten out their lives together. Written by Will Gilbert

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a square from Nebraska? an off-beatnik from Greenwich Village? It just didn't figure... that they would... that they could... that they did!

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24 November 1962 (USA)  »

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Cualquier día en cualquier esquina  »

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Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman were both set to do this film but when Taylor became ill during the early filming of Cleopatra (1963), Newman was able to do The Hustler (1961) instead. See more »

Goofs

At c.15 minutes, in the Chinese restaurant, Jerry and Gittel order two bowls of rice but the waiter only brings them one bowl with their meat dish and a dipping sauce. See more »

Quotes

Jerry Ryan: That birthday candle you lit under me cast a light all the way to Omaha.
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Referenced in The Lucy Show: No More Double Dates (1963) See more »

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Written and Sung by Victor Lundin (as Vic Lundin)
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Great writing, acting, music.
26 April 2003 | by (Berwyn, PA, USA) – See all my reviews

The writing is clever. The acting is great. Most of it is Mitchum and MacLaine, but the bit parts are fantastic, like the landlord.

Most of all, Andre Previn did the music. It is so good that it was hard not to attend to it rather than the lines, but I managed.


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