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Better Late Than Never (1979)

Harry Landers is a feisty senior citizen who refuses to abide by the rules in a stodgy retirement home run by a dour Ms. Davis, in which Harry leads a revolt by the other goated senior ... See full summary »

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Harry Landers
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J.D. Ashcroft
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Ms. Davis
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Mr. Scott
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Marjorie Crane
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Dr. Zoltan Polos
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Captain Taylor
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Lavinia Leventhal
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Harry Landers is a feisty senior citizen who refuses to abide by the rules in a stodgy retirement home run by a dour Ms. Davis, in which Harry leads a revolt by the other goated senior citizen residents against the establishment. Written by Anonymous

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17 October 1979 (USA)  »

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Es ist nie zu spät  »

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Uncredited Fred Astaire sings the opening song "You're never too young to try". See more »

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[repeated line]
Ms. Davis: Damn you, Harry Landers!
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You're Never Too Young
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Music by Charles Fox
Sung by Fred Astaire
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Amusing drama which is not so funny after all

This little TV movie reminded me another one starring Kirk Douglas called AMOS, with the very similar scheme. Elders in a nursing or retirement home and the way they are treated...It is unfortunately far beyond the awful truth. The reality, in many of those "resorts" is often more outrageous than we see here. This remains rather lighthearted and less dramatic and heartbreaking than AMOS. And it seems that John Carpenter was involved in this...That's surprising. Good time waster anyway.


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