My Favorite Year
My Favorite Year ★★★ My Favourite Year 1982 (PG)
A young writer on a popular live TV show in the 1950s is asked to keep a watchful eye on the week's guest star—his favorite swashbuckling movie hero. Through a series of misadventures, he discovers his matinee idol is actually a drunkard and womanizer who has trouble living up to his cinematic standards. Sterling performance from O'Toole, with memorable portrayal from Bologna as the show's host, King Kaiser (a take-off of Sid Caesar from “Your Show of Shows”). 92m/C VHS, DVD . Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Joseph Bologna, Jessica Harper, Lainie Kazan, Bill Macy, Anne DeSalvo, Lou Jacobi, Adolph Green, Cameron Mitchell, Gloria Stuart; D: Richard Benjamin; W: Norman Steinberg; M: Ralph Burns.