|Anthony Edwards||Theophilus North|
|Robert Mitchum||Mr. Bosworth|
|Anjelica Huston||Persis Bosworth-Tennyson|
|Lauren Bacall||Mrs. Cranston|
|Mary Stuart Masterson||Elspeth Skeel|
|Virginia Madsen||Sally Boffin|
|Tammy Grimes||Sarah Baily-Lewis|
|Harry Dean Stanton||Henry Simmons|
|David Warner||Doctor McPherson|
|Hunter Carson||Galloper Skeel|
David R. Ames
Sandra Birnhak Ames
"A most enjoyable comedy." -The New York Times
Anthony Edwards, Mary Stuart Masterson and Virginia Madsen star with a cast of luminaries, including Robert Mitchum, Harry Dean Stanton, Anjelica Huston, Tammy Grimes and Lauren Bacall, in this heartwarming and hilarious fable about a man who sets a wealthy community's hair on end...literally!
When young Yale graduate Theophilius North (Edwards) settles in Newport, Rhode Island, he charms the elite with his ability to heal with an unusual energy. But as North gains a reputation as a savior, he simultaneously endures the wrath of the local doctor, who labels him a charlatan. Suddenly this gifted newcomer must defend his honor, before his unique talent sparks a backlash that lands him in jail!