George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things are moving along, the memory of his first wife comes between them. Written by
It's not supposed to happen twice in your life, but it can.
Did You Know?
The amount of time that Jennie MacLaine (Marsha Mason
) and George Schnieder (James Caan
) knew each other before they got married was ten days. In real life, the amount of time that actress Marsha Mason
and writer Neil Simon
knew each other before they got married was twenty-two days. A pivotal episode in Simon and Mason's marriage inspired a pivotal scene in the play and this subsequent film, and is considered its most powerful and famous scene, it features at the end of the film/play. See more
I am wonderful, I'm nuts about me, and if you're stupid enough to throw someone sensational like me aside, you don't deserve as good as you've got.
Referenced in Seinfeld: The Letter
I'm On Your Side
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
Sung by Marilyn McCoo See more