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The Heartbreak Kid is episode 319 focusing on the 1972 film of the same name as part of The Podbreak Cast miniseries on the films of Elaine May. Posted April 11, 2021.


Writer and comedian Avery Edison joins this week to discuss 1972’s The Heartbreak Kid! Topics include: how May’s directing elevated the Neil Simon screenplay, the performances from Cybill Shepherd, Jeannie Berlin, Charles Grodin, the delightful cringe of the comedy, and more!

Check out Avery's scripted podcast Swings And Roundabouts![1]

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  1. The Heartbreak Kid on Audioboom. Retrieved April 11, 2021.