Frank is a retired Lt Col in the US army. He's blind and impossible to get along with. Charlie is at school and is looking forward to going to university; to help pay for a trip home for Christmas, he agrees to look after Frank over thanksgiving. Frank's niece says this will be easy money, but she didn't reckon on Frank spending his thanksgiving in New York. Written by
Col. Frank Slade has a very special plan for the weekend. It involves travel, women, good food, fine wine, the tango, chauffeured limousines and a loaded forty-five. And he's bringing Charlie along for the ride.
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Scenes showing the audience the Baird School and depicting it as an all male boarding school were filmed at the Emma Willard School, one of the oldest all-female boarding schools in the country. See more
During the tango scene, Donna's earrings can be seen in one shot and in the next scene, they're gone. Then, at the end, the earrings return. See more
Lt. Col. Frank Slade
It's a great day for singing a song / It's a great day for moving along / It's a great day for morning to night / It's a great day for everybody's plight.
"A media luz"
Written by Edgardo Donato
and Carlos Lenzi
(as Carlos Cesar Lenzi)
Performed by The Tango Project See more