Two By Saroyan: Once Around The Block/My Heart's In The Highlands (1960)
A pre-Hollywood stardom Walter Matthau shines in this early '60s double bill of plays by renowned author William Saroyan. First, a neophyte writer is given advice on the art of attracting women by a playboy playwright in "Once Around the Block," co-starring Orson Bean and Larry Hagman. Next, Matthau is a working-class poet struggling to provide for son Eddie Hodges in "My Heart's in the Highlands." 100 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.