The Late Show (1977)
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Even though he barely makes enough money to cover his expenses and finds divorce cases (his bread and butter) unsavory, aging detective Ira Wells (Art Carney) is determined to stay active and to retain some amount of self-respect. When his partner Harry Regan (Howard Duff) is killed while on assignment, Ira agrees to take on his current case, although he can't see how it has anything to do with his friend's murder, which he is anxious to solve. In order to survive, by solving the case of his
Feb 10, 1977 Wide
Mar 30, 2004
Warner Home Video
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An odd and sneakily enjoyable little flick. Tomlin & Carney make a great pair.
A great idea of the genius of Robert Benton to come.
The Late Show is a detective flick that modestly delivers more than one expects.
A loose, funny and crafty detective flick with an unusual cast.
Carney and Tomlin make a fine odd couple in this tip of the hat to old-time detective thrillers.
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