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Release Date: December 21st, 1976

PG|2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary
In the silent-film era, attorney Leo Harrigan (Ryan O'Neal) and gunslinger Buck Greenway (Burt Reynolds) are hired to stop an illegal film production. However, Leo and Buck soon team up with the filmmakers and become important players in the show business industry. Leo learns he has a talent for directing, and Buck's cowboy persona quickly earns him leading-man status -- but both men fall for beautiful starlet Kathleen Cooke (Jane Hitchcock), leading to a heated personal rivalry.

Cast: Ryan O'Neal, Burt Reynolds, Tatum O'Neal, Brian Keith, Stella Stevens, John Ritter, Jane Hitchcock, Harry Carey Jr.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: British Lion Film Corporation [gb], EMI Films Ltd., Columbia Pictures Corporation, Chartoff-Winkler Productions

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Spirited, Rivalry, Transformation, Love triangle, Witty