Harry and Tonto

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Harry and Tonto ★★★ 1974

A gentle comedy about an energetic septuagenarian who takes a cross-country trip with his cat, Tonto. Never in a hurry, still capable of feeling surprise and joy, he makes new friends and visits old lovers. Carney deserved his Oscar. Mazursky has seldom been better. 115m/C VHS, DVD . Art Carney, Ellen Burstyn, Larry Hagman, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Chief Dan George, Arthur Hunnicutt, Josh Mostel, Cliff DeYoung, Philip Bruns, Rene Enriquez, Herbert Berghof, Michael (Mick) McCleery, Melanie Mayron, Michael C. Butler; Cameos: Paul Mazursky; D: Paul Mazursky; W: Paul Mazursky; C: Michael C. Butler; M: Bill Conti. Oscars ‘74: Actor (Carney); Golden Globes ‘75: Actor—Mus./Comedy (Carney).