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11 minutes ago, GGGGerald said:



I think this film inspired the retooling of the NBC trucker series B.J. and the Bear. In the last season, they added seven sexy lady truckers that B.J. interacted with on the road. It didn't boost the ratings, unfortunately.

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one thousand four hundred seventy-third category

Hollywood agents


Myron Selznick (brother of David Selznick, represented William Powell and Victor Mature)

Sue Carol (represented Alan Ladd, also married to him)

Fictional example:

Steve Carell plays a talent agent in Woody Allen's CAFE SOCIETY (2016).

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Lionel Stander in A Star is Born (1937)

Milton Selzer in The Legend of Lylah Clare

Jack Oakie in The Affairs of Annabel

Eugene Levy in For Your Consideration

Gary Morton in Postcards From the Edge

Lee Tracy in Bombshell  Image result for bombshell 1933


and here's Harlow with her actual agent, Arthur Landau  Image result for arthur landau agent jean harlow

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No one's mentioned my favorite Cinematic agent: Max from SOUND OF MUSIC


Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis' agent in SOME LIKE IT HOT was Sig Poilakoff, the one who tells them about the Florida Job


Fred Astaire's crazy agent Walter Abel hunts down Linda Mason at the HOLIDAY INN, not realizing she was the chick in the flower shop the whole time!


The whole GYPSY troupe had an agent (and Roz had a b.f.) in Karl Malden, but Natalie Wood just wanted to call him Dad


Doris Day had a dysfunctional relationship with her agent, James Cagney, in LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME


The Beatles' agent in A HARD DAY'S NIGHT had his hands full


Kermit's MUPPET MOVIE adventure starts when Bernie The Agent (Dom DeLuise) rows past him in his swamp


Lightning McQueen's agent in CARS was just a name on a car phone- "Harv"


Dustin Hoffman's agent in TOOTSIE was none other than Sidney Pollack! :o


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Thanks Lonesome and everyone else for those great examples yesterday.


one thousand four hundred seventy-fourth category

Not your typical criminal


John Sarto in BROTHER ORCHID (1940)

Ma Jarrett in WHITE HEAT (1949)

Earl Stone in THE MULE (2018) 

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Make Mine Mink: boarding house of unlikely thieves
Going in Style: retirees George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg
Raising Arizona: wannabe parents Nicholas Cage and Holly Hunter
Serial Mom: perfect housewife Kathleen Turner
Allotment Wives: proper society lady Kay Frances
Fun With Dick and Jane: suburban couple Jane Fonda and George Segal
Take the Money and Run: inept Woody Allen
Miss Meadows: prim Katie Holmes
How to Beat the High Cost of Living: Jane Curtin, Jessica Lange, Susan Saint James

Arsenic and Old Lace: the sweet Brewster sisters, Josephine Hull and Jean Adair                   Image result for Josephine Hull

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