Two For the Seesaw

Directed by Robert Wise

Year: 1962
Running Time: 119
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama, Romance
Shop Home Video

Two For the Seesaw

Cast
Robert Mitchum
Shirley MacLaine
Edmon Ryan
Elisabeth Fraser

Crew
Directed by Robert Wise


Shirley MacLaine (The Children's Hour) is Gittel, an eccentric dancer from the Bronx, and Robert Mitchum (Man with the Gun) is Jerry, a mid-western lawyer whose marriage is on the rocks, in Two For the Seesaw. Gittel and Jerry meet in Manhattan, where Jerry has headed for a new life when his old one falls apart. There he meets an old friend, Oscar (Eddie Firestone, Duel), who invites him to a swinging Greenwich Village party where he meets the charming bohemian Gittel. The two hit it off, if only physically at first, and begin an affair, but there are several factors conspiring against their relationship besides their differences in backgrounds. This intimate film, bolstered by fine direction from legendary filmmaker Robert Wise (Run Silent, Run Deep), is a compelling drama that also features the stirring onscreen chemistry of Mitchum and MacLaine and the intelligent handling of the original material, the play by William Gibson (The Miracle Worker).

Interested in bringing Two For the Seesaw to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.

Two For the Seesaw may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.

To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 24 2020 at 12:05pm
"When you’re making a film with this subject... you’re walking into mined territory. But as artists, we felt, and w…' https://t.co/TVs6XHNsJG'
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 24 2020 at 11:56am
"Honors the staunch conviction and introversion of Benedetta Barzini, who shunned Warhol celebrity for political so…' https://t.co/DpSFQeFt9c'
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 24 2020 at 11:54am
RT' @DVDBeaver': OUT TUESDAY IN THE US: Unashamed: A Romance / Elysia (Valley Of The Nude)(Forbidden Fruit: Golden Age Exploitation Picture V…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 24 2020 at 11:54am
RT' @Reckless_Edit': "The lens is the enemy," says supermodel Benedetta Barzini. A delight to review THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MY MOTHER, a moving…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 24 2020 at 10:16am
"Both THE CRIMINAL and ACCIDENT benefit immensely from Joseph Losey’s outsider perspective on the class hierarchies…' https://t.co/EW7Htmwiil'
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 24 2020 at 10:15am
RT' @DairyArts': Showing this week in Boedecker Cinema: Beanpole - Filmed with impressive skill and brought to life by unforgettable performa…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 24 2020 at 10:15am
RT' @DVDBeaver': OUT TUESDAY IN THE US: René Clément's "And Hope to Die" Blu-ray - Robert Ryan' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/Ds0P1NzUS3' CAN: h…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 24 2020 at 10:15am
RT' @DVDBeaver': OUT TUESDAY IN THE US: René Clément's "The Deadly Trap" Blu-ray - Faye Dunaway' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/NYISmpM1WF' CAN:…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 24 2020 at 10:15am
RT' @DVDBeaver': OUT TUESDAY IN THE US: Claude Chabrol's "Line of Demarcation" Blu-ray Jean Seberg' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/An6V0hhco6' CA…
'@KinoLorber' on Feb. 24 2020 at 10:15am
RT' @JimTudorFilm': #WillemDafoe is Pier Paolo Pasolini in #AbelFerrara's dark and sometimes difficult biopic. I review the ' @KinoLorber' blu…
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
Email: edu@kinolorber.com