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The Laughmakers (1962)

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Alan Alda
Sandy Baron
David Burns David Burns
Ben Carruthers
Marty Devine Marty Devine ... (as Martin Devine)
Louanna Gardner Louanna Gardner
Paul Hampton
Louise Lasser
Marc Rambeau Marc Rambeau
Louise Sorel
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TV Pilot by Woody Allen
11 February 2006 | by charleswimmerSee all my reviews

I saw a film print of this at Illinois State University in 1986. Haven't been able to find it since. Stars Alan Alda and Louise Lasser as a TV writer and his wife. Full of Woody-esquire one-liners. Shot in black & white. I remember it (vaguely at this point) as being somewhat amusing. It's very interesting to watch if your a Woody Allen fan and are curious about his early work and beginnings. At the screening that I saw it was publicized as an unaired or perhaps just un-picked TV pilot. I also remember being amused at seeing young Alan Alda and Louise Lasser and hearing Woody's early lines. If I remember right, some of them were later recycled into some stories or films but its been 20 years so my memory is vague.


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