Harry and Tonto
First screened in Summer 1998; most recently screened in May 2012
Director: Paul Mazursky. Cast: Art Carney, Philip Bruns, Ellen Burstyn, Larry Hagman, Josh Mostel, Melanie Mayron, Dolly Jonah, Cliff De Young, Avon Long, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Chief Dan George, René Enríquez, Michael McCleery, Rashel Novikoff, Sybil Bowman, Bette Howard, Arthur Hunnicutt, Barbara Rhoades, Phil Roth, Anatol Winogradoff, Sally Marr. Screenplay: Paul Mazursky and Josh Greenfeld.
Twitter Capsule: Engaging, with amiable sketches of folks Hollywood often neglects, but lighting, score, script too chintzy by half

Photo © 1974 20th Century Fox
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Actor: Art Carney
Best Original Screenplay: Paul Mazursky & Josh Greenfeld

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Musical/Comedy)
Best Actor (Musical/Comedy): Art Carney

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