Act One

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This autobiographical story traces the career of playwright Moss Hart. Moss (George Hamilton) struggles as a dramatic writer until he concentrates his efforts on writing comedy. He suffers through a series of professional and romantic failures before a meeting with George S. Kaufman (Jason Robards Jr.) changes his fortunes. Joe (Jack Klugman) is the faithful friend who stands by Hart in the lean times. Ruth Ford, Eli Wallach and George Segal also appear in this feature produced, directed and written by Dore Schary.

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George Hamilton
as Moss Hart
Jason Robards
as George S. Kaufman
Jack Klugman
as Joe Hyman
Eli Wallach
as Warren Stone
Sam Levene
as Richard Maxwell
Ruth Ford
as Beatrice Kaufman
Joseph Leon
as Max Siegel
George Segal
as Lester Sweyd
Sam Groom
as David Starr
Sammy Smith
as Sam S. Harris
Louise Larabee
as Clara Baum
David Doyle
as Oliver Fisher
Jonathan Lippe
as Teddy Manson
Bert Convy
as Archie Leach
Drummond Erskine
as Franklyn P. Adams
Sylvie Straus
as Mrs. Hart
Arno Selco
as Bernie Hart
Lulu King
as The Maid
Allen Leaf
as Harry the Waiter
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