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Monday Film: The Sunshine Boys


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Walter Matthau George Burns
Vaudeville comedians Willie Clark and Al Lewis have long gone their separate ways, personally and professionally. However, an invitation to appear on television in one of their famous sketches briefly reunites the ' Sunshine Boys'. As they work together, their old animosities and disagreements flare up ...
George Burns received an Oscar for his performance in this richly comic film, adapted by Neil Simon from his own play.
Screenplay by NEIL SIMON Produced by RAY STARK
Directed by HERBERT ROSS ,


Unknown: Walter Matthau
Unknown: Willie Clark
Unknown: Al Lewis
Unknown: George Burns
Adapted By: Neil Simon
Unknown: Neil Simon
Produced By: Ray Stark
Directed By: Herbert Ross
Willie Clark: Walter Matthau
Al Lewis: George Burns
Ben Clark: Richard Benjamin
Nurse in sketch: Lee Meredith
Doris: Carol Arthur
Nurse: Rosetta Le Noire
Mechanic: F Murray Abraham
Commercial director: Howard Hesseman
TV director: Jim Cranna
TV floor manager: Ron Rifkin
Helen: Jennifer Lee
Men at audition: Fritz Feld
Men at audition: Jack Bernardi
Stage manager: Garn Stephens
Desk clerk: Santos Morales

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Monday Film: The Sunshine Boys

BBC One London, 5 July 1982 22.20

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