Television: Review

The man was married, middle-aged and suffering from the "tempus fugit blues." He was depressed by all the "fresh, bright faces" around him, especially when one of them got a major promotion in the company. "It's a bitter day when some stripling outstrips you," he groaned. "You earn a place in the sun—no bigger than a dime—and it's contested every minute." Indeed, it seemed high time to trim the "Mason-Dixon line" with some low-calorie food, have his molars fixed and make a mild pass at a pretty young waitress. On such a scarred old whetstone, durable (57) Actor Elliott Nugent honed...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!