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Jack Nicholson (written by)
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Release Date:
23 August 1967 (USA) See more »
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A Lovely Sort of Death See more »
Plot:
Paul Groves (Peter Fonda), a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Classic 60s psychsploitation! See more (41 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Peter Fonda ... Paul Groves

Susan Strasberg ... Sally Groves

Bruce Dern ... John

Dennis Hopper ... Max
Salli Sachse ... Glenn
Barboura Morris ... Flo
Judy Lang ... Nadine

Luana Anders ... Waitress
Beach Dickerson

Dick Miller ... Cash
Caren Bernsen ... Alexandra
Katherine Walsh ... Lulu
Michael Nader
Bárbara Ransom ... Helena (as Barbara Ransom)

Michael Blodgett ... Lover
Tom Signorelli ... Al
Boyd Santell
Mitzi Hoag ... Wife
Luree Holmes
Earl Finn
Roger Arroyo
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Peter Bogdanovich ... (uncredited)

Brandon De Wilde ... Extra (uncredited)

Randee Lynne Jensen ... Extra (uncredited)
Joyce Mandel ... Go Go Dancer (uncredited)
Gram Parsons ... House Band Member (uncredited)
Angelo Rossitto ... Dwarf in Forest Fantasy (uncredited)
Frankie Smith ... Go-Go Girl (uncredited)
Susan Walters ... Go-Go Girl (uncredited)
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Directed by
Roger Corman 
 
Writing credits
Jack Nicholson (written by)

Produced by
Roger Corman .... producer
Frances Doel .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Electric Flag  (as The American Music Band)
 
Cinematography by
Archie R. Dalzell  (as Arch R. Dalzell)
 
Film Editing by
Ronald Sinclair 
 
Art Direction by
Leon Ericksen 
 
Makeup Department
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist
Ray Forman .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Jack Bohrer .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Rapp .... assistant director
Dennis Hopper .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Karl Brainard .... props (as Karl R. Brainard)
Richard M. Rubin .... props
Michel Levesque .... set designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Philip Mitchell .... sound (as Phil Mitchell)
James M. Falkinburg .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Robert Beck .... special psychedelic effects producer (as Bob Beck)
Allen Daviau .... special psychedelic effects producer
Peter Gardiner .... special psychedelic effects producer
Roger George .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Allen Daviau .... assistant camera
Charles Hannawalt .... key grip
Robert A. Petzoldt .... lighting technician (as Robert Petzold)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Richard Bruno .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Electric Flag .... performer: musical score (as The American Music Band)
 
Other crew
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... presenter
James Blumberg .... technical advisor
Sharon Compton .... production assistant
Beach Dickerson .... location manager (as Beach Dickersen)
Leon Ericksen .... production coordinator
Dennis Jakob .... montage sequences
James H. Nicholson .... presenter
Bonnie Prendergast .... script supervisor
 
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Runtime:
85 min | West Germany:78 min
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Color (Pathécolor)
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Certification:
Australia:R | Finland:K-16 (1991) | Finland:(Banned) (1968) | Germany:18 (TV rating) | Netherlands:18 (orginal rating) | Norway:16 (1968) | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | UK:R (original rating) | UK:18 (video re-rating) (2002) | UK:R (video rating) (1988) | USA:Not Rated | West Germany:16
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Trivia:
The film was rejected for a UK certificate 4 times by the BBFC (in 1967, 1971, 1980 and 1988) as it was considered an advertisement for the use of LSD. The film was shown uncut on the FilmFour satellite channel in 2002 and finally given a fully uncut UK DVD certificate in January 2004, almost 37 years after its first BBFC submission.See more »
Quotes:
Max:I wish there was some hip way of telling you this, baby, but, ah... you're one with and part of an ever-expanding, loving, joyful, glorious, and harmonious universe.
Paul Groves:Funny.
Max:Yeah, in a way. But, you play your personal games.
Paul Groves:Alright, I know. Everybody knows. But nobody lives that way.
Max:Is that your defense, man?
Paul Groves:Yes. I mean, no. I'm guilty. I'm guilty.
Max:Right! But don't wallow, because it's fake and disgusting!
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Soundtrack:
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27 out of 31 people found the following review useful.
Classic 60s psychsploitation!, 29 December 2001
Author: Infofreak from Perth, Australia

Roger Corman, king of b-grade Science fiction, horror, juvenile delinquent and biker movies, tunes in, turns on, and helps create a classic piece of psychedelia. Scripted by Jack Nicholson, and co-starring his future 'Easy Rider' collaborators Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper, as well as the always great Bruce Dern ('The Wild Angels', 'Bloody Mama', 'Silent Running'), the late Susan Strasberg (with Dern and Nicholson in 'Psych-Out' the following year - another psych classic), Corman regular Dick Miller ('A Bucket Of Blood',etc.), Luana Anders (Coppola and Corman's 'Dementia 13'), and even blink and you'll miss them cameos from Peter Bogdanovich and cosmic cowboy Gram Parsons.

Fonda plays a disillusioned director of TV commercials who decides to drop acid for the first time in the hope of finding some meaning in his life. Dern plays his guide. Fonda's trip includes stroboscopic lights, quasi-medieval scenes including dwarves and hooded horsemen, naked go-go dancers, fast cuts, and his own funeral. Apple juice and a visit to the laundromat also play quite significant roles. This is a must see for anyone interested in 60s pop culture, and is still one of the most entertaining psych movies. Take 'The Trip' or you'll regret it forever!

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