Record executives want a highly-regarded record producer to focus on a white pop act whom they feel has the sound America wants. To keep his creative integrity, Buckmaster carefully begins to fight the system that has made him the respected producer he has become.
An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.
In order to cover up his philandering ways, a married Broadway producer sets one of his dancers up on a date with a chorus girl for whom he had bought a gift, but the two dancers fall in love for real.
Producer and Screenwriter Tom Mankiewicz was at a party at Natalie Wood's house, when he met Peter Yates, who had directed Bullitt (1968) with Steve McQueen. When asked what his next project might be, Yates said he'd love to do a comedy with some "bite" to it. Mankiewicz got a copy of this movie's script out of the trunk of his car, and Yates agreed to read it on his transatlantic flight home to England. Yates called Mankiewicz the next morning and said, "Let's do it." See more »
In several wide shots of the F&B Station during the climax, the windows go from three bullet holes to windows free of damage. See more »
The ads for this 1976 comedy described the film as "'MASH' on wheels" and that is the perfect description. It follows the exploits of paramedics in Los Angeles and the trouble they get into with the police, rival ambulance services, and each other. The film is very funny at times and deadly serious as traces of black comedy seep thru.
Bill Cosby heads the cast as Mother and gives, I believe, his best performance on the big screen. He's hip and funny. By no means is this film a classic but it is worth watching, especially if you're in a goofy mood. And Raquel Welch ain't bad to look at either.
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