TOM’s Film Club: A New Leaf (1971)

TOM’s Film Club: A New Leaf (1971)

One of America’s greatest comic legends and a pioneer for improvisational comedy along with her long-time collaborator Mike Nichols, Elaine May made her feature debut as writer, director and star with her wonderfully inventive black comedy, A New Leaf, which also stars a perfectly deadpan and sarcastic Walter Matthau as the gold-digging playboy planning to off her.

Based on the short story by Jack Ritchie titled The Green Heart (previously published in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine), A ...

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4 attendees (None invited)


The Old Market
11a Upper Market Street