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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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The original Broadway production of "Two for the Seesaw" by William Gibson opened at the Booth Theater in New York on January 16, 1958, ran for 750 performances and was nominated for the 1958 Tony Award for the Best Play. See more »

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During one of first phone conversations between Gittel and Jerry, albums in her record rack don't come close to matching from shot to shot. See more »

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Jerry Ryan: [after Gittel saying she would take shorthand] Shorthand is one thing this romance has lacked from the beginning.
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Referenced in The Sound of Music: From Fact to Phenomenon (1994) See more »

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Second Chance
Music by André Previn
Lyrics by Dory Previn
Sung by Jackie Cain (uncredited)
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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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