| 6/10 |
| Daniel Adams, Joseph C. Lincoln|
November 16, 2008 (2008-11-16) (Dennis, MA premiere)
April 17, 2009 (2009-04-17) (United States)
The Golden Boys Wikipedia
The Golden Boys is a romantic comedy, set on Cape Cod in 1905, about three 70-year-old retired sea captains who try to lure an attractive middle-aged woman into marriage. Developed under the working title Chatham, the film is an adaptation of the Joseph Lincoln novel Cap’n Eri and was released by Roadside Attractions on April 17, 2009.
A romantic comedy, set on Cape Cod in 1905, about three 70-year-old retired sea captains who try to lure an attractive, middle-aged woman into marriage.David Carradine as Captain Zebulon "Zeb" Hedge
Rip Torn as Captain Jeremiah "Jerry" Burgess
Bruce Dern as Captain Perez Ryder
Mariel Hemingway as Martha Snow
Charles Durning as John Bartlett
John Savage as Web Saunders
Angelica Torn as Melissa Busteed
Christy Scott Cashman as Elizabeth Preston
Jason Alan Smith as Ralph Hazeltine
Julie Harris as Melodeon player
Roger Dillingham Jr. as Townsmen
Lila Dupree as Pasha Norris
Jonathan Edwards as Reverend Perly
Donald Foley as Bluey Batchelder
Joseph Guglielmo as US Life Saving Service (uncredited)
Peter Jordan as Ezekial
Lauri Kriva as Townsperson
Stephen Russell as Luther Norris
Mike Williams as Captain Clapp
The film, adapted and directed by Daniel Adams, stars David Carradine, Rip Torn, Bruce Dern, Mariel Hemingway, Angelica Torn, Christy Scott Cashman, Charles Durning, Julie Harris (without dialog, as a melodeon player in one scene), Stephen Russell, and singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards, who also scored the film.
Two of Norman Mailer's sons are attached to the film: Michael Mailer is one of the producers, and his younger brother Stephen Mailer plays one of two local ne'er-do-wells, along with actor Donald Foley.
The original cast was to have included Martin Landau, Burt Reynolds, Dennis Hopper, Anne Archer, and Peter Boyle, according to Adams.
According to the Boston Herald, filming was done on location in Osterville, Massachusetts in March, 2007. Other locations included West Barnstable, Chatham, Provincetown, Yarmouthport, Orleans, and Hyannis, Massachusetts.
The production designer was David Allen, the costumer Deborah Newhall, and the casting director Carolyn Pickman.
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