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While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.

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Professor McCarthy
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Professor Yarnell
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Sylvia
Michael Lombard ...
Jay Augustine
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Vicki
Bruce Millholland ...
Sir Alec
Merwin Goldsmith ...
Dave
Irving Metzman ...
Accountant
Lois De Banzie ...
Waitress in House of Pancakes
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While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.

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A revealing comedy.

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25 September 1981 (USA)  »

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Amor na Medida Certa  »

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Ryan O'Neal started work on his picture Partners (1982) just two days after completing principal photography on this movie. See more »

Quotes

Lira: [Lira and Eddie are singing in a performance of 'Otello'] You have a limp noodle!
Eddie: It was a war wound!
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Absolutely hilarious!
5 July 2006 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

It is truly criminal that this movie is not available on DVD, especially when you consider the tripe that is out there.

The acting is on target and the writing is superb. Richard Kiel is perfect as the asexual mobster who forces Jack Warden to bring his dorky English professor son Ryan O'Neal into the family garment business. An affair between O'Neal and Kiel's incredibly hot wife ensues, leading to a clothing fiasco that results in the development of jeans with clear plastic back pockets and a windfall profit for the company.

O'Neal returns to school, leaving his New York garment district co-workers with Shakespeare ("We few, we happy few...") And from there the finale (Verdi's Otello, Richard Kiel in the title role, an appearance on paper by Pope John Paul II, and one of the classic lines of Jack Warden's career) can only be described as perfect.

BTW, Fred Gwinn is exceptional as the head of O'Neal's English department.

Don't miss it!


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