Twist (Harold Gould) and J-J (Ray Walston) launch the fake paint job, as Hooker (Robert Redford) reels in the mark Lonergan (Robert Shaw), in The Sting, 1973.
Arriving in Chicago, referred by the deceased Luther, Hooker (Robert Redford) meets Billie (Eileen Brennan) and his dissolute partner-to-be Gondorff (Paul Newman), early in The Sting, 1973.
Billie (Eileen Brennan) brushes back cop Snyder (Charles Durning), as Hooker (Robert Redford), Gondorff (Paul Newman) and the gang (Ray Walston, Harold Gould, Jon Heffernan) plan the con, in The Sting, 1973.
Now on the train, Hooker (Robert Redford) and Gondorff (Paul Newman) check out the mark's wallet, then join him (Robert Shaw as Lonergan) for the crucial card game, in George Roy Hill's The Sting, 1973.
The second scene, introducing Hooker (Robert Redford), Luther (Robert Earl Jones), the Erie Kid (Jack Kehoe), running a venerable scam on Mottola (James J. Sloyan), in George Roy Hill's depression-era caper comedy The Sting, 1973.
Ken Rosenthal with the latest on Cliff Lee, Paul Konerko and more. (04/20/13)
Redford and Newman in another successful pairing, this time as Depression-era con-men who devise an elaborate scheme to swindle the mobster who killed their pal. Multi-Oscar winner, including Best Picture!
Paul tells Jennifer to buy beer at the right places, like the Rite-Aid and the CVS. Chuckles gets some psychic help from her psychic dog Tugboat. Gemma is late—Michael Miguel didn't realize she was a celebrity. Dawn Rasco explains characterization and recites from Ingmar Bergman.
Improv by Harry Karp, Katia Portillo-Valí, Chuckles Klown, Laura Russell, Michael Villalobos, Norman, Jenny Lee, Paul Grillo, Jennifer McConnell, Joel Mathews and Joe Chifari.
The Sting -- Johnny Hooker is a young con-man who is being taught by Luther. One day they pull one of their con jobs and net themselves a huge roll. What they don't know is that the man they conned is the courier for a numbers runner. And it turns out that the boss, Doyle Lonigan, considers it an attack on him and orders all the people involved terminated. Hooker is shaken down by a crooked cop, Snyder, who threatens to turn him over to Lonigan unless he pays him off. Hooker pays him, he then tries to warn Luther but is too late. He then goes to see Henry Gondorf, a friend of Luther's and a one time great con-man, who has had a bit of bad luck. After hearing what happened to Luther and seeing how hungry Hooker is for payback, he assembles a gang and decides to con Lonigan. While everything seems to be going ok, there is just the problem of the hit on Hooker and Snyder, whom Hooker paid off with counterfeit money.
8.13 -- 8:13 pm
Trailer for The Island at the Top of the World.
An American archaeologist joins a rich English businessman, an eccentric French inventor, and an Eskimo trapper on an awe-inspiring search for a long-lost son. What they discover is a world forgotten by time in the grand fantasy adventure tradition of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, and alive with romance, and comedy!
Trailer for the short documentary Ben: In the Mind's Eye.
Ben is a character portrait of Ben Moylen, a talented musician and composer living with schizophrenia. The film addresses the behaviors and challenges associated with the condition and aims to illustrate how it is channeled into an artistic process.
Ken Rosenthal with the latest on Cliff Lee, Paul Konerko and more.
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