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    Late Show, The (1977) — (Movie Clip) Act Calm

    Detective Ira (Art Carney) and client Margo (Lily Tomlin) follow their clue to the apartment where crook Escobar was hiding, and they find her cat, so she considers the case finished, but he notes complications, and meets armed Joanna Cassidy, in Robert Benton’s The Late Show, 1977.

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