People Staff
January 30, 1978 12:00 PM

Henry Winkler is Andy Schmidt, who is sure he’s the One and Only. Trouble is, nobody else realizes it except Kim Darby, the love of his life. Even she begins to wonder when, after failing as a Broadway actor, Andy turns to pro wrestling and hangs out with an assortment of freaks and hustlers. One of them is Milton, a lascivious midget who suffers a lot of short jokes; he is portrayed with (presumably heartfelt) sympathy by 3′ 11″ Hervé Villechaize. Bea Arthur’s actor-director husband Gene Saks adds some nice New York wisecracking as a tough promoter. And for all its sweetly poignant story line, this Carl Reiner film is hilarious, and Winkler, as a swish superstar in blond wig and pink tights, is wonderful. (PG)

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