His desire to prove himself the best leads to a hour straight pool match and loss against legend Minnesota Fats played by Jackie Gleason. The grittiness of the city and the lives of these people are visceral, thanks in part to Academy Award-winning work of cinematographer Eugene Shuftan and art director Harry Horner and set decorator Gene Callahan. A Tomatometer Deep Dive. Inside the standard width keepcase, one finds a fold-open booklet that spends half of its six pages to worthwhile notes on the film, its production and reception. The Big Country [Blu-ray] . Subscribe to our store newsletter for savings!
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We got a sales convention. In fact large chunks of it are in the realm of kitchen sink drama, and thats no bad thing as it contrasts starkly with the Pool room scenes. Bert appears thoughtful for a moment. Then he comes out with the scotch and they walk off down the street together. But at least we know now that Edie McClurg is contrite. The bartender turns and goes back to the bar in the front room. She listens to him as he shuts the door loudly on his way out.
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All I can say about this is. I mean, that's what everybody says, you shoot big-time pool. She returns to her reading. Would you mind moving? Although Wanderone cashed in on his notoriety, including a series of high-profile TV matches where he generally lost to Mosconi, Parker's identity remained a secret between himself and Tevis. He drops the cash on the table and leaves quickly.
FATS Will you cut that sunshine out? You guys have plenty of time. They don't want to be actors. He sets the suitcases on the curb and the cab driver moves to take them. Now he suckered me 'cause he knows how to hustle. Robinson in " The Graduate.