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Chris Lemmon, now starring in the play Jack Lemmon Returns, discusses A Twist of Lemmon, the touching memoir he wrote about his famous father, one of Hollywood’s greatest movie stars. This popular book reveals the beloved family man behind Jack Lemmon’s star persona. But, happily for movie fans, Chris includes many fascinating behind-the-scenes stories relating to his father’s remarkable movie career.
Jack Lemmon was a convincing actor in so many wonderful films, including Days of Wine and Roses, Mr. Roberts, Some Like It Hot, The Odd Couple, Save the Tiger, The Apartment, Missing and The China Syndrome. He was skilled at doing both comedy and drama equally well – and moviegoers couldn’t seem to get enough of him.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Chris chose show biz as his career. Among the highlights of his impressive background are appearances in over 20 films – three with his dad (Airport ’77, That’s Life! and Dad). Chris, who is also a screenwriter and producer, is currently starring as his father in Jack Lemmon Returns, a new play with music premiering at The Royal George Theatre in Chicago.
Join Mary E., as she gives an post show review of the World Premiere of "Jack Lemmon Returns" an intimate look into the life of Jack Lemmon.
Written Review can be read here.
Hershey Felder presents Chris Lemmon as Jack Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS--A new play with music about a world famous Dad and his son.
Actor and pianist Chris Lemmon grew up immersed in the magic of Hollywood. Marilyn Monroe, Gregory Peck, James Cagney, Jimmy Stewart, and Shirley Maclaine were but a handful of the many stars that came through his childhood home because of his father, Jack Lemmon. Often called a south going guy in a north going world, Jack Lemmon's genius in both comedy and drama made him a Hollywood darling and a world-wide superstar. And then he had a son...
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Photos by Charles Osgood Chris Lemmon stars as his father, Jack Lemmon, in the World Premiere of JACK LEMMON RETURNS, now playing at the Royal George Theatre. The production is written and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the true story of the legendary Jack Lemmon (Mister Roberts, Some Like it Hot, Days of Wine and Roses, The Odd Couple) and his relationship with his son, actor and musician Chris Lemmon (Duet, That’s Life, Lena’s Holiday, etc.). For tickets, call 312.988.9000 or visit www.theroyalgeorgetheatre.com.
Chris Lemmon, son of legendary actor Jack Lemmon, reveals inside information about his father's impressive career in this fascinating interview. Chris is the author of "A Twist of Lemmon: A Tribute to My Father," an acclaimed biography and family memoir.
Equally adept at drama and comedy, Jack Lemmon excelled in movies like "Days of Wine and Roses," "Mr. Roberts," "Some Like It Hot," "The Odd Couple," and "The China Syndrome."
Following in his father's footsteps, Chris is also an actor. His film and television credits include roles in "Wishmaster," "Dad," "Swing Shift," "Land of the Free," "Corporate Affairs," '"Brothers & Sisters," "Thunder in Paradise" and "Open House."
During the pre-recorded interview, a live chat will be available for listeners to discuss their favorite Jack Lemmon films and performances.
When an office full of New York City real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Shelley Levene (Jack Lemmon), who has a sick daughter, does everything in his power to get better leads from his boss, John Williamson (Kevin Spacey), but to no avail. When his coworker Dave Moss (Ed Harris) comes up with a plan to steal the leads, things get complicated for the tough-talking salesmen.
Director: James Foley
Writers: David Mamet (play), David Mamet (screenplay)
Stars: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin, Ed Harris, Kevin Spacey, Jonathan Pryce
Tonight we Interview Award-Winning Filmaker Jack Thomas Smith!
We talk about everything he wants us to know about his 2006 cult thriller: Disorder, and his 2014 Disturbing Assembled Footage Film Infliction!
We talk about everything it took for him to get these movie's to the public and also what it takes to be a filmaker for all of those who aspire to be one!
And of COURSE because we are ALL Nerds we dive into the subject of Horror AND if he has any Nerdy hobbies that we all can relate to!
Its Time To Get Real With Fiction!
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