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The Entertainer

Director: Tony Richardson

Genre: Drama

Year: 1960

Running time: 97 minutes

Territory: International

Studio: Woodfall

Cast: Laurence Olivier, Brenda De Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright

Archie Rice is a small-time vaudevillian living in the shadow of his father, a celebrated music-hall legend. Refusing to face his own limitations, he tries desperately for his moment in the spotlight, nursing his humiliation in trysts with naïve young girls and pouring out his passion in his valedictory number, 'Why Should I Care?'

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