First Monday in October
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First Monday in October
The election of Sandra Day O'Connor to the Supreme Court rendered the premise of First Monday in October anachronistic before the picture was even released; ignoring this, however, the film is supremely entertaining (no pun intended). Jill Clayburgh stars as Ruth Loomis, the first lady justice ever appointed to the Court. She's a conservative, while her principal foe on the bench, Dan Snow (Walter Matthau), is an old-line liberal. The film glides along on a predictable Tracy-Hepburn course until Snow comes to Loomis' defense when her late industrialist husband is accused of… More
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"First Day in October puts up front the precise comic timing of Walter Matthau as an outspoken liberal justice of the Supreme Court."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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