The Late Show

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The Late Show ★★★ 1977 (PG)

A veteran private detective finds his world turned upside down when his ex-partner comes to visit and winds up dead, and a flaky woman whose cat is missing decides to become his sidekick. Carney and Tomlin are fun to watch in this sleeper, a tribute to the classic detective film noirs. 93m/ C VHS, DVD . Art Carney, Lily Tomlin, Bill Macy, Eugene Roche, Joanna Cassidy, John Considine; D: Robert Benton; W: Robert Benton. Natl. Soc. Film Critics ‘77: Actor (Carney).