The Front

80
  • PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1976
  • Running time: 95 min
A blacklisted writer has a friend act as a front for his TV scripts. The front becomes famous and falls in love with a script editor. He has to face the truth when he is called before an investigative committee to testify.
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A blacklisted writer has a friend act as a front for his TV scripts. The front becomes famous and falls in love with a script editor. He has to face the truth when he is called before an investigative committee to testify.

Original Release

09/17/1976

US Release

09/17/1976

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Cast

Woody Allen Howard Price / Howard Prince
Michael Murphy Alfred Miller
Herschel Bernardi Philip Sussman / Phil Sussman
Andrea Marcovicci Florence Barrett
Zero Mostel Hecky Brown
Danny Aiello Danny LaGattuta
David Margulies Phelps / William Phelps
Lloyd Gough Delaney / Herbert Delaney
Charles Kimbrough Committee Counselor
Remak Ramsay Hennessey / Francis X. Hennessey
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Martin Ritt

Writers

Walter Bernstein

Cast

Woody Allen Howard Price / Howard Prince
Michael Murphy Alfred Miller
Herschel Bernardi Philip Sussman / Phil Sussman
Andrea Marcovicci Florence Barrett
Zero Mostel Hecky Brown
Danny Aiello Danny LaGattuta
David Margulies Phelps / William Phelps
Lloyd Gough Delaney / Herbert Delaney
Charles Kimbrough Committee Counselor
Remak Ramsay Hennessey / Francis X. Hennessey
Marvin Lichterman Myer Prince
Lucy Lee Flippin Nurse
Josef Sommer Committee Chairman
Sam McMurray Young Man at Party
Andrew Bernstein Alfred's Child
Joshua Shelley Sam - Resort Operator
Norman Rose Howard's Attorney
Georgann Johnson T.V. Interviewer
Scott McKay Tom Hampton
David Clarke Hubert Jackson

Producers

Charles H. Joffe Executive Producer
Jack Rollins Executive Producer
Martin Ritt Producer
Robert Greenhut Producer

Editors

Sidney Levin

1977OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Nominated
1977Golden GlobeBest Acting Debut in a Motion Picture - Female Nominated
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