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Expanded from a two-character play by Murray Schisgal, this comedy stars Eli Wallach as Ben Harris, a disgruntled New York City mail carrier. Harris is fed up with being cheated by his landlords, the Kellys (Roland Wood and Ruth White), so he terrorizes them and the city's housing authority until they agree to give him a new apartment. Not satisfied, Harris "goes postal" by kidnapping a bored suburban housewife, Gloria Fiske (Anne Jackson) and taking her back to his apartment. To his surprise, he finds that Gloria also hates the world, and they become fast friends. He eventually lets her go but follows her home. When he tries to climb into her window, her husband Jerry (Bob Dishe) chases him away. Harris returns to his apartment building, where the Kellys invite him in to watch TV, and somehow this soothes his wrath. Dustin Hoffman has a small role as a hippie named Hap. ~ Michael Betzold, Rovi


Eli Wallach
as Ben Harris
Anne Jackson
as Gloria Fiske
Bob Dishy
as Jerry Fiske
John Harkins
as Leo
Roland Wood
as Mr. Kelly
Rae Allen
as Beverly
Jack Fletcher
as Pawnbroker
Bibi Osterwald
as Mrs. Ratner
Charles Nelson Reilly
as Registrar
Frances Sternhagen
as Lady on Bus
Elizabeth Wilson
as Receptionist
Alice Beardsley
as Kentucky Neighbor
Mariclare Costello
as Rosi
David F. Doyle
as Housing Clerk
Dustin Hoffman
as Hap
James Luisi
as Pete Copolla
John Ryan
as Toni's Escort
Edgar Stehli
as Old Man
Remak Ramsay
as Housing Guard
Sudie Bond
as Miss Lane
Remak Ramsay
as Housing Guard


Arthur Hiller
George Justin
Murray Schisgal
Play Author
Murray Schisgal
Shorty Rogers
Composer (Music Score)
Paul Sylbert
Production Designer
Anthea Sylbert
Costume Designer

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