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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Goodbye Girl (1977, Herbert Ross)

TitleThe Goodbye Girl
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorHerbert Ross
Length1 hrs, 50 mins
Play ConnectionsRichard III (excerpt(s))


The movie sets up a play-within-a play situation as scenes from Richard III are acted in the film

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

CastRichard Dreyfuss

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorHerbert Ross
ScreenplayNeil Simon

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell