Paul Newman plays Harry Keach, a father whose cinematic, playful wrecking-ball operator career is over and who can’t bring himself to take a lesser position. Robbie Benson plays his son Howard, an aspiring – but as-yet unsuccessful writer – who does car detailing for a little money and surfing for more fun and shows a lot of skin. Harry tells Howard to get a “real” job instead. Each has friends and relatives willing to help out. Howard has an ex-girlfriend with a big problem. Harry shuts down. Howard opens up. The need to seek and step up to opportunities in difficult times is the main theme.
One gets to see Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward working together. Morgan Freeman plays a supervisor in a box factory in which Howard tries to work. Ossie Davis’s character owns a truck Howard is supposed to repossess. Ellen Barkin gets to play Howard’s ex-girlfriend. There is a lot of talent in the supporting cast.
- Condition: NEW -Never Opened
- Type: VHS Tape
- Publisher: Orion Home Video
- Title: VHS: HARRY & SON