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The Captain (2007)

 |  Short, Comedy  |  17 May 2007 (USA)
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When "The Captain," an 82-year-old former shoe salesman from Ohio, moves to Los Angeles with his lovely wife Nedra, he finds resistance to his stand-up comedy dreams by his three grown children.

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Nedra
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Fran
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Mikey Day ...
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Anthony Sepulveda ...
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When "The Captain," an 82-year-old former shoe salesman from Ohio, moves to Los Angeles with his lovely wife Nedra, he finds resistance to his stand-up comedy dreams by his three grown children.

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single camera comedy, family relationship comedy

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Short | Comedy

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Started out as a character by Tim Bagley, as part of Beverly Winwood's showcase, before becoming a full-fledged short with Ewald Sigamoney Productions. See more »

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