About the film
hollywood los angeles, california 1910s film director
Release Date: December 21, 1976
|Slogan||:||«Dreams. 5 cents.»|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures, EMI Films, British Lion Films|
|Producers||:||Frank Marshall, Lynn Stalmaster, Irwin Winkler, Robert Chartoff, Mel Dellar, Marge Rowland|
|Writers||:||W.D. Richter, Peter Bogdanovich|
In the silent film era, attorney Leo Harrigan and gunslinger Buck Greenway are hired to stop an illegal film production. However, they soon team up with the filmmakers and become important players in the show business industry. Leo learns he has a talent for directing, and Buck's cowboy persona quickly earns him leading-man status — but both men fall for beautiful starlet Kathleen Cooke, leading to a heated personal rivalry.