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T.R. Baskin (1971)

GP | | Drama | 25 April 1972 (UK)
An enthusiastic young woman runs away to Chicago to start a new life. She is soon confronted with the emotional coldness of the big city, and has to search for her place in the scheme of things.

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Herbert Ross

Writer:

Peter Hyams
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Cast

Credited cast:
Candice Bergen ... T. R. Baskin
Peter Boyle ... Jack Mitchell
James Caan ... Larry Moore
Marcia Rodd ... Dayle
Erin O'Reilly ... Kathy
Jane Alderman Jane Alderman ... Marsha
Joyce Mandel Joyce Mandel ... Linda
Fawne Harriman Fawne Harriman ... Alice
Hope Hommersand Hope Hommersand ... Eilene
Marrian Walters ... Interviewer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Linda Crittenden Linda Crittenden ... Receptionist
Tom Erhart Tom Erhart ... Landlord
Pamela Hoffman Pamela Hoffman ... Receptionist
James Kodl James Kodl ... Doorman
Sandy Lipton Sandy Lipton ... Saleslady
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An enthusiastic young woman runs away to Chicago to start a new life. She is soon confronted with the emotional coldness of the big city, and has to search for her place in the scheme of things.

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Taglines:

Dear Mom & Dad, Have gone to Chicago to seek fame and fortune. Don't wait up. - Love, T.R.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 1972 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Date with a Lonely Girl See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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When asked what the initials T.R. stand for, the heroine responds Thelma Ritter. A fitting tribute to this greatest of character actresses. See more »

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Candice Bergen, Peter Boyle and James Caan in one movie
23 December 2012 | by sr60630See all my reviews

T.R.Baskin (1971) is one of those orphan movies that Paramount would like you to forget. They don't seem the least bit interested in putting it on a DVD. You might still find it on Amazon as a download but the quality is poor. In 41 years, I can only remember seeing it once on television. It is time to write to Paramount to encourage them to release it on Blue Ray. They could release it as part of a Candice Bergen DVD set. Where else can you see Candice Bergen, Peter Boyle and young James Caan all in one movie? (10 lines of text? Really?) I was one of those lucky Extras used in the filming at O'Hare Airport. Being an Extra didn't pay much in those days but it was exciting. SR


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