I just finished watching the Classic movie The Odd Couple. It stars Jack Lemon and Walter Matthau, and was released in 1968. It was written by the great playwright Neil Simon and was later made into a television show that ran from 1970 to 1975 and stared Jack Klugman and Tony Randall.
It is a great film about two men struggling through the difficult effects of recent divorces. Felix, played by Jack Lemon, is a neatness freak, and Oscar, played by Walter Matthau, is an easy going slob.
The Odd Couple opens as Felix is wandering the streets after he and his wife break up. He eventually checks into a hotel and gets a room on the top floor with the intent of jumping out the window to his death. After entering his room and removing all personal items from his clothing and putting them in an envelope for his family, he is unable to open the window, and in the process hurts his back...More