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The One and Only (1978)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  3 February 1978 (USA)
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1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Andy Schmidt
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Mary Crawford
Gene Saks ...
Sidney Seltzer
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Mr. Crawford
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Hector Moses
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Mrs. Crawford
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Milton Miller
Bill Baldwin ...
Announcer in Des Moines
Anthony Battaglia ...
Little Andy
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Arnold - The King
Peter Brocco ...
Autograph Hound
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Sherman
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Charles Frank ...
Paul Harris
Chavo Guerrero Sr. ...
Indian Joe (as Chavo Guerrero)
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1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise engaged. But getting a job after college turns out much harder than he expected. Most directors take offense at his free interpretation of his roles. Desperate, he tries in wrestling. To avoid getting beaten up he stages the fights - and incidentally invents show-wrestling. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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She had to marry him. She was too embarrassed to have him as a date.

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3 February 1978 (USA)  »

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Das charmante Großmaul  »

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Trivia

Andy Schmidt (Henry Winkler)'s first wrestling match was billed as "War Hero Smith versus Indian Joe". See more »

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Sidney Seltzer: If his legs were as big as his schlong, he'd be playing basketball.
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Features Your Show of Shows (1950) See more »

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MY MAMMY
By Walter Donaldson, Sam Lewis and Joe Young
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I'm gonna go with classic
17 November 1999 | by (actually he's sleeping on the couch, this is his wife) – See all my reviews

Well I guess it supposedly not a classic because there are only a few easily recognizable faces, but I personally think it is... It's a very beautiful sweet movie, Henry Winkler did a GREAT job with his character and it really impressed me.


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