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The Tiger Makes Out (1967)

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A mailman looks for a woman to kidnap as a personal act of insurrection.

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Ben Harris
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Gloria Fiske
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Jerry
John Harkins ...
Leo
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Mrs. Kelly
Roland Wood ...
Mr. Kelly
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Beverly
Sudie Bond ...
Miss Lane
David Burns ...
Mr. Ratner
Jack Fletcher ...
Pawnbroker
Bibi Osterwald ...
Mrs. Ratner
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Registrar
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Lady On Bus
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Receptionist
Kim August ...
Toni
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Ben Harris, an embittered, middle-aged New York City postal worker living in a Greenwich Village basement, becomes obsessed with the idea of kidnapping and enslaving the first beautiful young woman he can get his hands on. When he tries to carry out his plan, he doesn't count on suburban homemaker Gloria getting in the way. Written by Eugene Kim <genekim@concentric.net>

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It's all about a Greenwich Village cat on the make ... ... who ends up with Gloria, the housewife, by mistake!

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16 March 1970 (Denmark)  »

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Der Tiger schlägt zurück  »

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Dustin Hoffman was paid $200 for one day's work on this, his first feature film. See more »

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Featured in Hollywood Remembers Dustin Hoffman (2000) See more »

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The Tiger Makes Out
Music by Shorty Rogers
Lyrics by Diane Hildebrand
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The Tiger Makes Out Filmed in my Home
24 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Back in 1967, a film producer visited my family and asked if they could use our home and our neighbor's home for a new film starring Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson. After negotiations, parts of the film were filmed in our home and our neighbor's home.

Since I was in about 6th grade at the time, and since it was the biggest thing to hit our neighborhood, I was allowed to stay home the day of filming.

Being curious, I approached the coach bus parked in front of my home. I stepped inside and sat next to a very nice (handsome) gentleman. We got to talking, as he was very friendly. He explained that he had a small part, not being filmed at my house, and we sat and chatted for awhile. He told me his name, Dustin Hoffman. After ten or fifteen minutes I left the bus.

Just a few years later when watching a movie with Dustin Hoffman, my dad said... isn't that the guy from The Tiger Makes Out? It sure was... and I remembered my conversation on the bus with him. Over the years, I've followed his career.

Last night I was telling a friend about this movie. We later sat down to watch "The Holiday".... I was saying, wow... ELI WALLACH...we were just talking about him. Later in the movie, when there was a short glimpse of Dustin Hoffman, did I really get the chills... Am very curious as to why Dustin made a quick appearance in another of Eli's movies.

Just wish I could get the movie on DVD... searched the internet, and it's not to be found. Too bad... what wonderful memories that movie would bring back!!


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