Release Date: September 17th, 1976
DVD Release Date: February 17th, 2004
PG|1 hr 33 min
In the 1950s, restaurant cashier Howard Prince (Woody Allen) is apathetic toward the politics around him. When a blacklisted screenwriter (Michael Murphy) asks Howard to sell a script under his own name, Howard sees an opportunity to make a profit and becomes a "front" for several blacklisted writers. But after he witnesses the social destruction of a comedian (Zero Mostel), Howard sees the corruption of McCarthyism and decides to do something to make a difference.
Director: Martin Ritt
Genres: Comedy drama
Production Co: Persky-Bright Productions, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Rollins-Joffe Productions
Distributors: Columbia Pictures