The Late Show1977

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The Late Show
Directed by:
Robert Benton

Directed by Robert Benton, "The Late Show" (also known as "Katze kennt den Mörder, Die", "Occhio privato, L'") is a Crime/Mystery/Comedy/Drama film, released on February 10 of 1977 in the USA . Art Carney is starring, alongside Lily Tomlin, Bill Macy, Eugene Roche, Joanna Cassidy and John Considine.

The nicest movie you'll ever see about murder and blackmail. [Lobby Card]

Who is the director of "The Late Show":

The Late Show was directed by Robert Benton, an American writer, director, producer, and actor.

Before making The Late Show, Robert Benton had directed Bad Company, released in 1972. Since, he directed Kramer vs. Kramer, released in 1979, Still of the Night (1982), Places in the Heart (1984), Nadine (1987), Billy Bathgate (1991), and Nobody's Fool (1994).

When was "The Late Show" released:

The Late Show was initally released in the United States on Thursday, February 10, 1977.. This was forty-two (42) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, September 28, 1977 in France and on June, 1977 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "The Late Show":

At the casting of The Late Show we find Art Carney, previously seen in Scott Joplin (1977) and Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976); Lily Tomlin (Nashville (1975)); Bill Macy (The Producers (1968)) [ more... ]

  • Howard Duff and John Considine, Ruth Nelson also appeared together in A Wedding, released in 1978.

What is the Storyline of "The Late Show":

A financially strained, aging private detective named Ira Wells isn't a well man and is barely active in the business. He is a loner who doesn't much care for company or small talk. When his ex-partner Harry Regan, however, shows up at Ira's boarding house one night mortally wounded while on a case, Ira feels it's up to him to get to the bottom of it.

The trail leads Ira to a small-time fence named Birdwell, whose young bodyguard Lamar is only too happy to rough up the old man when Ira pays a call. [...]

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