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Barefoot in the Park (1982)

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21 March 1982 (USA)  »

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This production was taped at Seattle's Moore Theatre the week of December 1st, 1981. Hans Conried died a month after the production was completed. See more »

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Corie Bratter: You know what you are, Paul? You're a watcher. There are watchers in this world and there are doers. And the watchers sit around watching the doers, do. Well, tonight you watched, and I did.
Paul Bratter: Well, it was alot harder watching what you did than it was for you to do what I was watching!
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Version of Barefoot in the Park (1970) See more »

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Barefoot in the Park
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Composed by Neal Hefti
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MUCH better than the Fonda/Redford version!
2 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

I saw this when it first aired on HBO - and found it MUCH funnier and more entertaining than the bland, drab, and, in my opinion, un-funny Fonda/Redford film. Perhaps it was the fact that it was a stage production with a live audience, but the acting and chemistry are far superior. Hans Conreid and Barbara Barrie are delightful, and Richard Thomas and Bess Armstrong give Neil Simon's material the comedic flavor it deserves. (Look for James Cromwell in a memorable small role as the telephone repair man).

The "fight" scenes alone have twice the energy and comedy than the film version. Example:

Corie: "You're very nearly perfect!" Paul: "That's a rotten thing to say!"

The delivery of this in the stage version is SO much more fun than Redford's ho-hum delivery of the same line. (anyone having seen both will know what I mean . . . ) I would HIGHLY recommend this version over the more "famous" Fonda film. I only wish that whatever studio owns it would put it out on DVD! I'd watch it again and again . . .


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