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Director: Laura Paglin     Starring: Casey,Donna
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Format: DVD
Sku: 203518453
UPC: 891514001153
UPC 14: 00891514001153
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Everyone You Know is There...
Cleveland. 1973. Marv, the owner of an old neighborhood Jewish deli, must stay open 24 hours to cater to a new generation of clientele, but straight-laced neighborhood do-gooders want to close him down. Meanwhile inside, hippies, bikers and crusty old Jewish men, caught in the throes of changing times and culture clash, fight over turf and yearn for a waitress to take their orders. Into this milieu drops new waitress, Susan (Donna CaseyM, The Bold And The Beautiful), a, wholesome small town beauty who must struggle with testy customers, a dubious romance, and a jealous head-waitress. Her future and the fate of the regulars hang by a thread as Marv takes increasingly desperate measures to save his deli.

"Touching...amusing.  Cleveland Jewish News
"A warm and humance film.  Harvey Pekar, American Splendor

Editor's Note
Set in the early 1970s, THE NIGHTOWLS OF COVENTRY is a comedy that revolves around a Jewish deli in Cleveland that has just had its opening hours extended. The long night shifts bring a whole new breed of clientele to the deli, and the locals want to close it down because of the noise generated by the boisterous customers.
Features
Video Features DVD, Widescreen
Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Koch International
Video Release Date Release Date: 2/13/2007
Video Play Time Running Time: 75 minutes
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 1153
Video UPC UPC: 00891514001153
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
Cast & Crew
Video Cast Info Annie Kitral
Video Cast Info Donna Casey
Video Cast Info John Hawkinson
Video Cast Info Seymour Horowitz
Video Cast Info Carolyn Constantine - Cinematographer
Video Cast Info Jim Klein - Editor
Video Cast Info Laura Paglin - Director
Video Cast Info Laura Paglin - Writer
Video Cast Info Laura Paglin - Producer
Video Cast Info Mark Suozzo - Original Music By
Video Cast Info Marna David, et. al. - Executive Producer

Professional Reviews

Metro Sillicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper 8 of 10
American Splendor's Harvey Pekar gives the endorsement to this film about his old neighborhood in Cleveland Heights. Laura C. Paglin's well-acted, small-time comedy concerns the denizens of Marv's, a roachy all-night deli/cafe. The social fault lines of 1973 are making for some trouble, but most of the problems are due to the owner, who blows his profits on the ponies. Marv (Seymour Horowitz) and the rest of the tummlers, freeloaders and hippies are cheered up by the arrival of an innocent young waitress named Susan (Donna Casey); she helps keep the dilapidated place from falling down around Marv's ears. Casey kicks the film up to a higher level; there are also credible performances by Kevin Horne as a seductive New Age quack and Annie Kitral as a weathered waitress. - Richard von Busack
Product Attributes
Product attributeActor:   Casey,Donna
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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