Box office hit about a sleazy New York City actor who learns a lesson when he resorts to posing as a woman to get hired for a soap opera. Also features screen debut of Geena Davis!
Producer-director William Castle digs into his shameless groove introducing The Tingler, 1959, starring Vincent Price, in which tiny vibrators were planted in the seats of lucky patrons.
Sydney Pollack, host of The Essentials, gets to introduce his own movie, Tootsie (1982).
Big moment as Vincent Price finally gets his hands on the beast, Philip Coolidge observing, in William Castle's The Tingler, 1959, available in the new William Castle Film Collection on DVD, October 20th.
The big scene in which producer-director William Castle's secret seat-buzzers went off, as Vincent Price (as 'Chapin') rescues movie-goers and a placid projectionist (Dal McKennon) in The Tingler, 1959.
Tootsie -- Dustin Hoffman shines as a struggling actor who becomes a TV star and finds true love - by dressing as a woman!
The Tingler -- An obsessed scientist (Vincent Price) discovers where fear grows on the human body and how to destroy it.
The Tingler -- Watch the trailer for the horror film The Tingler, starring Vincent Price.
After the extended opening in which Michael (Dustin Hoffman) has no luck getting any parts, we join the actor and his playwright roommate Jeff (Bill Murray) working at the restaurant, heading home, meeting Sandy (Teri Garr) among others, in Sydney Pollack's Tootsie, 1982.
Michael (Dustin Hoffman), standing up erstwhile girlfriend Sandy (Teri Garr), and known to his fellow soap opera cast members only as 'Dorothy,' arrives to run lines and share dinner with new friend Julie (Jessica Lange) who, it turns out, has a child, in Tootsie, 1982.
Angry that he wasn't sent to audition for the Eugene O'Neill play, Michael (Dustin Hoffman) rushes to see his agent George (director Sydney Pollack), with whom he tangles about his career, a famous scene from Tootsie, 1982.
Moments after Michael's (Dustin Hoffman) first appearance in drag, he auditions for the soap, meeting director Ron (Dabney Coleman), producer Rita (Doris Belack, herself a daytime-drama veteran) and actress Julie (Jessica Lange), ending with a famous line, in Sydney Pollack's Tootsie, 1982.
Having won the soap opera part, by posing as actress 'Dorothy Michaels,' Michael (Dustin Hoffman) in a famous make-up sequence, with roommate Jeff (Bill Murray), then with disrobed colleague April (Geena Davis) in the dressing room, in Sydney Pollack's Tootsie, 1982.
The Tingler movie trailer - starring Vincent Price, Darryl Hickman, Judith Evelyn, Patricia Cutts, Philip Coolidge. Directed by William Castle. Genre: Horror
Rating: Not Rated
Ten Academy Award nominations went to Tootsie (1982) in which an unemployed actor (Dustin Hoffman) masquerades as a woman to win a soap-opera role.
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