The Ritz (1976)

Ritz
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Adaptation, Comedy
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Bart Allison Actor Old Priest 1 1000025
Richard Lester Director n/a 2 2000001
Denis O'Dell Producer n/a 3 3000001
Richard Holmes Actor Pianist 1 1000024
Samantha Weysom Actor Gilda Procio 1 1000023
Freddie Earle Actor Bath Patron 1 1000020
Tony De Santis Actor Sheldon Farenthold 1 1000021
Hugh Fraser Actor Disk Jockey 1 1000022
Terrence McNally Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Terrence McNally Play as Source Material ("The Ritz") 120972 4000002
Phillip Harrison Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Gerry Humphreys Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Roy Charman Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Ken Thorne Music n/a 120781 8000001
John Bloom Editor n/a 172 7000001
Dusty Symonds Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Paul Wilson Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Leon Greene Actor Bath Patron 1 1000019
Chris Harris Actor Bath Patron 1 1000018
Paul B Price Actor Claude 1 1000006
Treat Williams Actor Michael Brick 1 1000007
John Everson Actor Tiger 1 1000008
F. Murray Abraham Actor Chris 1 1000005
Kaye Ballard Actor Vivian Proclo 1 1000004
Rita Moreno Actor Googie Gomez 1 1000002
Jerry Stiller Actor Carmine Vespucci 1 1000003
Christopher J Brown Actor Duff 1 1000009
Dave King Actor Abe 1 1000010
Ronnie Brody Actor Bath Patron 1 1000015
John Ratzenberger Actor Bath Patron 1 1000016
Hal Galili Actor Bath Patron 1 1000017
Peter Butterworth Actor Bath Patron 1 1000014
Ben Aris Actor Bath Patron 1 1000013
Bessie Love Actor Maurine 1 1000011
George Coulouris Actor Old Man Vespucci 1 1000012
Jack Weston Actor Gaetano Proclo 1 1000001
Synopsis
Heterosexual Cleveland businessman Gaetano Proclo is hiding from his murderous mobster brother-in-law in a gay bathhouse in Manhattan. There, Gaetano meets a colorful variety of characters, including aspiring entertainer Googie Gomez. Googie thinks that Gaetano is a famous producer, he thinks that she is a man in drag. Things become even more complicated when Gaetano's wife locates his hideout and believes that her husband must be gay.