Overview

A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother in law as the king of the ambulance chasing lawyers starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears that his ex-wife will be coming to see him. He pretends to be injured to get her back, but also sees what the strain is doing to the football player who injured him.

  1. Billy Wilder

    Director, Screenplay

  2. I. A. L. Diamond

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jack Lemmon

    Jack Lemmon

    Harry Hinkle

  2. Walter Matthau

    Walter Matthau

    William H. "Whiplash Willie" Gingrich

  3. Ron Rich

    Ron Rich

    Luther "Boom Boom" Jackson

  4. Judi West

    Judi West

    Sandy Hinkle

  5. Cliff Osmond

    Cliff Osmond

    Purkey

Full Cast & Crew

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 19, 1966
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

Budget -

Revenue -

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