DescriptionA Burt Reynolds Tailcoat from "Semi Tough." United Artists, 1977. Made of slate gray wool, peaked lapels, black piping, single-breasted, one front pocket, label reads "Cotroneo Costume / 1552 N. Highland Ave. / Hollywood 90028 / Burt Reinold" [sic]; worn by the star as he portrayed "Billy Clyde Puckett" at the end of the film during the wedding scene when things go awry. (Please note there are a few moth holes evident.)
Dark Grey groomsmen tailcoat jacket
This groomsmen's jacket was worn by the character Billy Puckett played by Burt Reynolds in the 1977 film, "Semi-Tough. This dark grey tailcoat jacket includes black ribbon piping along the trim and a peaked lapel. It was made by "Cotroneo Costume" and includes the actor's name misspelled as "Burt Reinold" typed on the label.
Mr. Reynolds can be seen wearing this jacket during the wedding scene towards the end of the film. This garment is initially seen on Billy in the minister's office prior to the wedding ceremony of Marvin "Shake" Tiller (Kris Kristofferson) and Barbara Jane Bookman (Jill Clayburgh). Billy gives Shake advice telling him that the most important thing is to give his future wife "space". He goes on to say that Shake needs to get used to the fact that marriage is about sharing and in order to "tie her down" they need kids. As they approach the altar, Shake seems hesitant about the future with Barbara Jane and ultimately says, "I Don't". A fight ensues between families and Billy and Barbara Jane decide to leave as it begins to escalate. While on a beach together still in their wedding attires, they reveal their feelings for each other and continue walking as the credits rolls.
"Semi-Tough" is a 1977 comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh and Bert Convy. The film satirizes modern religions and self-help groups, telling the story of two pro-football friends Billy and Shakes, who develop a love triangle with Barbara Jane. Shakes joins a self-help group led by Frederick Bismark (Bert Convy) while Billy tries to win the heart of Barbara Jane. The film was based on a book by author Dan Jenkins, and earned a WGA Award from the Writers Guild of America for "Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium". This item is in good screen worn condition and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity.
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