The One and Only


The One and Only (1978)




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Set in the 1950s, this film stars Henry Winkler as a young man who wants to make it in show business, no matter how. The only jobs he lands are in carnivals and in wrestling, where he can indulge his ego.

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Henry Winkler
as Andy Schmidt
Kim Darby
as Mary Crawford
Gene Saks
as Sidney Seltzer
William Daniels
as Mr. Crawford
Harold Gould
as Hector Moses
Polly Holliday
as Mrs. Crawford
Herve Villechaize
as Milton Miller
Dick Lane
as Wrestling Announcer
Bill Baldwin
as Announcer in Des Moines
Anthony Battaglia
as Little Andy
Ed Begley Jr.
as Arnold the King
Peter Vrocco
as Autograph Hound
Brandon Cruz
as Sherman
Lucy Lee Flippin
as Agatha Franklen
Charles Frank
as Paul Harris
Peter Brocco
as Autograph Hound
H.B. Haggerty
as Capt. Nemo
Dennis James
as Himself
Richard Karron
as The Elephant
Jean Le Bouvier
as Wrestling Fanatic
Ralph Manza
as Bellman
Ken Olfson
as Mr. Arnold
Amzie Strickland
as House Mother
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It's a pleasant movie, it has some genuinely funny moments it owes a lot to Kim Darby's innate charm, and it proves that a little Henry Winkler can go a long way.

Jun 15, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

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