In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally mixes the twins unbeknown to the parents. Our story flashes forward to the 1980s where the mismatched sets of twins are about to cross paths following a big business deal to closedown the Jupiter Hollow factory. Written by
Col Needham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Mixed up at birth, two sets of twins finally meet their match.
Did You Know?
The two characters played by Lily Tomlin
, Rose Ratliff and Rose Shelton, are both first named "Rose". Co-star Bette Midler
once starred in a movie called The Rose
(1979) where her character was called Mary Rose Foster and nicknamed 'The Rose'. Midler later played another Rose-named character, Mama Rose, in Gypsy
(1993), the remake of the earlier classic Gypsy
(1962). In one scene in Big Business
(1988), Midler's character is asked whether she wants roses or tulips in the hotel room. See more
When Sadie Ratliff spills the syrup on her white jacket, the syrup stain changes throughout the scene. See more
The most fiscally prudent action at this point is to take an aggressive posture and divest ourselves of Hollow-o-Made. It's a little backwards furniture factory. They actually still make porch rockers. Now, the opportunities for expansion are virtually nil and the buyer has offered us a most attractive price. So, you can see gentlemen, that were we to liquidate Hollow-o-Made; the return on our investment would; in fact, be... quadrupled.
Well, the liquidation. I mean aren't there other ...
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Version of The Boys from Syracuse
Written by Steve Winwood
and Will Jennings
Performed by Steve Winwood
Courtesy of Island Records See more