The Steagle (1971)
Front Cover Actor
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Richard Benjamin Harold Weiss
Cloris Leachman Rita Weiss
Peter Hobbs Dr. Worthington Payne
Diane Ladd Mrs. Forbes
John Hiestand Matt Mayhew
Susan Tyrrell Louise
Alice Nunn Mrs. Furst
Lew Palter Older Man
Chill Wills Tall-Guy McCoy
Jean Allison Florence Maguire
Movie Details
Genre *NYNH&H; Comedy
Director Paul Sylbert
Language English
Audience Rating R
Running Time 90 mins
Country USA
Color Color
Plot
In this comedy, Harold Weiss ( Richard Benjamin ) is a professor at the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, when a nuclear holocaust seemed imminent. Rather than sit around waiting to die, he decides to drive from Long Island to Los Angeles, taking in such sights as Las Vegas along the way. As he travels, he assumes different momentary identities which he uses--to humorous effect--in his interactions with the people he meets. This story is captured in a number of short sketch-like episodes, as the professor acts out his fantasies with increasing abandon. -- Clarke Fountain
Personal Details
Seen It No
Index 28
In Collection No
Product Details
Format VHS
Region Region 1
Release Date 1990
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Notes
Scenes with EP-5s at night.