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The pain and ridiculous situations faced by a recently divorced man are depicted frankly in this upbeat romantic comedy. Burt Reynolds creates a real three-dimensional character —a frustrated writer searching for love and happiness. Jill Clayburgh and Candice Bergen were Oscar nominees as the women in his life. “Burt Reynolds’ best” (Washington Post) Adult situations, profanity, nudity. (R-1:46) February 1,5,9,13,17,21,25
Sunday February 1
Monday February 2
3:30 THE BALTIMORE BULLET
Pool hustlers (PG-1:43) p.22 5:30 HBO SNEAK PREVIEW FOR FEBRUARY 6:00 LEGENDS: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT Only play date.
6:30 STUNTS Whodunit? (PG-129) p.5 8:00 STARTING OVER See above (R-1:46)
10:00 THE BALTIMORE BULLET James Cobum (PG-1:43) p.22 11:45 THE TIN DRUM Oscar winner set in Nazi Germany (Subtitled-R-2'22) p.11
5:30 NIKKI, WILD DOG
Part 1. (:48) p.9
6:30 DAVY CROCKETT
GOES TO CONGRESS Disney original (:47) p.7 7:30 HBO SPORTS MAGAZINE 1980In Review. See above. 8:30 TWILIGHT’S LAST GLEAMING Only play date (R-2:23)
11:00 KRIS
KRISTOFFERSON p. 19 12:00 HUMANOIDS FROM
THE DEEP (R-1:22) p.22 1:30 "BEAUTIFUL, BABY, BEAUTIFUL!"
Only play date.
Stunts
Hollywood stunt men are daredevils in runaway cars I and fiery buildings. But on Tv this movie set, someone is I out to kill them for real. Rob-i ert Forster stars. Adult situa-J tions, profanity, violence.
I (PG-1:29) February 1,9
Davy Crockett
Fess Parker stars as the legendary Tennessee backwoodsman who first fought the Indians and then sacrificed his political career defending their rights. See schedule for individual titles. (:47) February 2,4,9,10
HBO Sports Magazine
1980 In Review
More than just highlights, HBO gives you an in-depth look at the year’s major stories and stars. Relive the rousing wins by Eric Heiden and the U.S. hockey team. Watch Tug McGrow's heart-thumping relief that made the Phils improbable champs. Marvel at the classic battles between Bjom Borg and John McEnroe. Plus lots more—all reported by Barry Tompkins and Larry Merchant. February 2,6,8,11
Elton John Plays Central Park
One of rock’s flashiest superstars is back in an electrifying performance. Taped before an audience of more than 300,000 in New York’s Central Park, the concert includes many of his greatest hits, like “Philadelphia Freedom” and “Yellow Brick Road,” as well as songs from his latest album, 21 at 33. February 3,6,11,15,28
How to Beat the High Cost of Living
Jane Curtin, Susan Saint James and Jessica Lange are three funny, sexy housewives who turn to crime in a hilarious effort to beat double-digit inflation. They plot to rip off a suburban shopping mall. Richard Benjamin co-stars. Adult situations and humor; nudity, profanity. (PG-1:45) February 4,8,12,17,21
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