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The Prisoner of Second Avenue


A lesser but still entertaining [[Performer~P111573~Neil Simon~neilsimon]] work, The Prisoner of Second Avenue was adapted to film in 1974. [[Performer~P99306~Jack Lemmon~jacklemmon]] takes over the role played on Broadway by [[Performer~P22575~Peter Falk~peterfalk]]: Mel is a New York-based advertising man who goes through hell when he loses his job. The gods seem to conspire against him as he tries to cope with his unemployed status; he is particularly depressed over the fact that he must now subsist...more