Displaying items by tag: Gene Saks

The Odd Couple is one of the great Neil Simon comedies — if not the all-time-great Neil Simon comedy!” — Rob Edelman, author of Matthau: A Life

The Digital Bits and History, Legacy & Showmanship are pleased to present this retrospective commemorating the 50th anniversary of the release of The Odd Couple, the popular Neil Simon comedy about two divorced men with clashing personalities who become roommates.

Featuring Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon in their memorable roles as Oscar Madison and Felix Unger, respectively, and directed by Gene Saks (Cactus Flower, Brighton Beach Memoirs), The Odd Couple opened fifty years ago to box-office success and critical acclaim.

For the occasion The Bits features a Q&A with author, film historian and Walter Matthau biographer Rob Edelman. [Read on here...]

Bits Latest Tweets

The Digital Bits
Today on The Bits – More #4K news including a surprise #Midsommar: Director’s Cut, plus 3-D Film Archive’s Dynasty Kickstarter thedigitalbits.com/columns/my-two…
The Digital Bits
After checking out the excellent #Hamilton, waiting for you is Jahnke's Electric Theatre with the Disney-Plus-Or-Minus look at the great Cinderella. #Disney #Cinderella @DrAdamJahnke jahnkeselectrictheatre.com/disney-plus-or…
The Digital Bits
Today on The Bits – Winter is Coming: There’s a #GameofThrones: Complete Series #4K #UltraHD box set on the way thedigitalbits.com/columns/my-two…