The Late Show | 1976

Mystery
Aging detective Ira Wells is making barely enough to cover his expenses, but keeps working to stay busy. After his long-time partner Harry is killed while working on a case, Ira takes it on. Wanting to solve Harry's ...more
Director: Robert Benton
Writers: Robert Benton
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Ira Wells

Actor

... Margo

Actor

... Charlie Hatter

Actor

... Ron Birdwell

Actor

... Laura Birdwell

Actor

... Lamar

Actor

... Mrs Schmidt

Actor

... Sergeant Dayton

Actor

... Harry Regan

Actor

Company

Lion's Gate Film Ltd

Production Company

Synopsis

Aging detective Ira Wells is making barely enough to cover his expenses, but keeps working to stay busy. After his long-time partner Harry is killed while working on a case, Ira takes it on. Wanting to solve Harry's murder and cover his other cases, Ira accepts help from his ditsy client Margo, and they forge an unlikely alliance.

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