The Tiger Makes Out

The Tiger Makes Out

Director: Arthur Hiller Cast: Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Bob Dishy


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Expanded from a two-character play by Murray Schisgal, this comedy stars Eli Wallach as Ben Harris, a disgruntled New York City mail carrier. Harris is fed up with being cheated by his landlords, the Kellys (Roland Wood and Ruth White), so he terrorizes them and the city's housing authority until they agree to give him a new apartment. Not satisfied, Harris "goes postal" by kidnapping a bored suburban housewife, Gloria Fiske (Anne Jackson) and taking her back to his apartment. To his surprise, he finds that Gloria also hates the world, and they become fast friends. He eventually lets her go but follows her home. When he tries to climb into her window, her husband Jerry (Bob Dishe) chases him away. Harris returns to his apartment building, where the Kellys invite him in to watch TV, and somehow this soothes his wrath. Dustin Hoffman has a small role as a hippie named Hap. ~ Michael Betzold

Product Details

Release Date: 08/05/2014
UPC: 0043396447929
Original Release: 1967
Rating: NR
Source: Sony Pictures Home
Sales rank: 38,857

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eli Wallach Ben Harris
Anne Jackson Gloria Fiske
Bob Dishy Jerry Fiske
John Harkins Leo
Ruth White Mrs. Kelly
Roland Wood Mr. Kelly
Rae Allen Beverly
David Burns Mr. Ratner
Jack Fletcher Pawnbroker
Bibi Osterwald Mrs. Ratner
Charles Nelson Reilly Registrar
Frances Sternhagen Lady on Bus
Elizabeth Wilson Receptionist
Alice Beardsley Kentucky Neighbor
Mariclare Costello Rosi
David F. Doyle Housing Clerk
Dustin Hoffman Hap
James Luisi Pete Copolla
John Ryan Toni's Escort
Edgar Stehli Old Man
Oren Stevens Policeman
Remak Ramsay Housing Guard
Sudie Bond Miss Lane

Technical Credits
Arthur Hiller Director
Martin Bell Makeup
John Godfrey Set Decoration/Design
Robert Jones Editor
George Justin Producer
Arthur Ornitz Cinematographer
Milton Rogers Score Composer,Songwriter
Shorty Rogers Score Composer
Murray Schisgal Screenwriter
Anthea Sylbert Costumes/Costume Designer
Paul Sylbert Production Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Tiger Makes Out
1. Chapter 1 [9:37]
2. Chapter 2 [10:56]
3. Chapter 3 [7:41]
4. Chapter 4 [10:00]
5. Chapter 5 [10:43]
6. Chapter 6 [13:15]
7. Chapter 7 [8:40]
8. Chapter 8 [12:07]
9. Chapter 9 [11:49]

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