92 in the Shade
|92 in the Shade|
|Directed by||Thomas McGuane|
|Produced by||Georges Pappas|
|Written by||Thomas McGuane|
|Music by||Michael J. Lewis|
|Cinematography||Michael C. Butler|
|Edited by||Ed Rothkowitz|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
The story centers on Tom Skelton, a young man who opens a charter fishing business in Key West, Florida. He enters into a rivalry with a local sea captain named Dance and his partner Carter, who steal one of the new fishing guide's clients. Skelton retaliates by burning Dance's boat.
- Peter Fonda as Tom Skelton
- Warren Oates as Nicholas Dance
- Margot Kidder as Miranda
- Burgess Meredith as Goldsboro
- Harry Dean Stanton as Carter
- Elizabeth Ashley as Jeannie Carter
- Sylvia Miles as Bella
Thomas McGuane directed the film and wrote the script. He was married to one of the film's female stars and had a scandalous affair with the other, as detailed in the autobiography Actress authored by Elizabeth Ashley.
Although the film was a box-office failure, a January 22, 1976 The New York Times review described it as "a more satisfying picture" than Rancho Deluxe, another 1975 film written by Thomas McGuane.
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