Arthur (1981 movie)
Arthur is a 1981 comedy movie written and directed by Steve Gordon. The movie stars Dudley Moore as Arthur Bach, a drunken New York City millionaire. Arthur is about to be married to a wealthy heiress. Instead he falls for a working class girl from Queens. It was the only movie directed by Gordon, who died in November 1982 of a heart attack. Arthur earned nearly $96 million in the US, making it the fourth highest grossing movie of 1981. The film was nominated for a total of four Academy Awards. Sir John Gielgud won an Best Supporting Actor. The theme song won Best Original Song.
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- Vincent Canby (17 July 1981). "Arthur". New York Times. Retrieved 24 November 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Jeff Lenburg, Dudley Moore: An Informal Biography (Lincoln, NE: iUniverse.com, 2001), p. 79
- "1981 Domestic Grosses". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 9, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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