Darryl Ponicsan


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Cinderella Liberty (1973) -- (Movie Clip) The Ship Is Under Way After opening with his ship arriving in Seattle, Navy Boatswain Dobbs (James Caan), having just learned he’ll have to stay behind for a medical test, wishes his mates farewell and learns (from nurse Diane Schenker) that he has liberty until midnight, thus the title, cueing the credits, in Mark Rydell’s film from Darryl Ponsican’s novel and screenplay, Cinderella Liberty, 1973, also starring Marsha Mason.
Cinderella Liberty (1973) -- (Movie Clip) I Get Favors From Sailors After a quick liaison in her Seattle apartment, sailor Dobbs (James Caan) and cordial hooker Maggie, who owed him after losing at pool, conversing, and parting before he’s due back at the ship, meeting her supposedly sleeping son (Kirk Calloway), early in Cinderella Liberty, 1973.
Cinderella Liberty (1973) -- (Movie Clip) I Was Too Much Man For Her Still stuck in Seattle, pulling Shore Patrol duty while waiting out a medical matter, sailor Dobbs (James Caan) shows up with a Navy birthday cake he rescued, at the home of Doug (Kirk Calloway), son of his hooker friend, who winds up going out with him and chatty partner Alcott (Bruno Kirby), in Cinderella Liberty, 1973.
Cinderella Liberty (1973) -- (Movie Clip) What Are You Willie Mosconi? With time to kill before his official “liberty” expires, Navy sailor Dobbs (James Caan) in a Seattle barroom meets Marsha Mason, unusually skimpily attired, as working-girl Maggie, shooting pool, her first scene, in director Mark Rydell’s Cinderella Liberty, 1973.
Last Detail, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) Give This Man A Beer! Entering a Washington, D.C. bar and determined to show their prisoner (Randy Quaid) a good time, navy cops Mulhall (Otis Young) and especially "Bad Ass" Buddusky (Jack Nicholson), in a profane tangle with the bartender (Don McGovern), in Hal Ashby's The Last Detail, 1973.
Last Detail, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) Who'd He Kill? Summoned by the Master At Arms (Clifton James), cynical Navy shore patrolmen Bad-Ass (Jack Nicholson) and Mulhall (Otis Young) are briefed on their mission, opening Hal Ashby's The Last Detail, 1973, from Robert Towne's screenplay.
Last Detail, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) Thirteen Buttons Arrived at New York's Penn Station as they transport their sailor prisoner (Randy Quaid), Navy patrolmen Buddusky (Jack Nicholson) and Mulhall (Otis Young) seize the opportunity to butt heads with rival Marines, in Hal Ashby's The Last Detail, 1973.