Arthur Poster

Release Date: July 17th, 1981

DVD Release Date: July 30th, 1997

PG|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Wealthy New York City playboy Arthur Bach (Dudley Moore) is perpetually drunk and completely rudderless. Dutifully supported by his sharp-tongued and quick-witted butler, Hobson (John Gielgud), Arthur reluctantly prepares to enter into an arranged marriage with heiress Susan Johnson (Jill Eikenberry). When he meets Linda Marolla (Liza Minnelli), a waitress from Queens, he falls head over heels in love, but if he backs out of his engagement with Susan, he may lose his fortune.

Cast: Dudley Moore, John Gielgud, Liza Minnelli, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Jill Eikenberry, Stephen Elliott, Ted Ross, Barney Martin

Director: Steve Gordon

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Growing up, Transformation, 1980s, New York City, Love, Amusing, Cheeky

Awards

Nominated Original Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1981)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Music (Original Song)
Winner Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Supporting Artist
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1981)
Winner Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)