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Bye Bye Braverman (1968)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama | 21 February 1968 (USA)
Four Jewish intellectuals carpool to the funeral of their old friend Leslie Braverman, who died suddenly at age 41.

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Friends gather for the funeral of a friend. Sub-plots unfold as the group attempts to link-up to attend the funeral of their friend, Braverman. Written by <darmabum@li.net>

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This motion picture is conceived to erase the memory of Leslie Braverman who had the poor taste to drop dead, without warning, thereby inflicting on his family and friends all sorts of burdensome inconveniences--like, for openers, the funeral... See more »

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At the funeral home where Alan King, as the Rabbi, is delivering a eulogy he references living one's life as "007." The next shot is of Joseph Wiseman who played "Dr No" in the James Bond movie of the same name; Wiseman's character. See more »

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Although Jewish tradition requires a closed casket, an open casket is seen as part of a plot point at a Jewish funeral. See more »

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Felix Ottensteen: [to Max] I wasn't too crazy about your mother, and you I like even less.
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References Frontier Marshal (1939) See more »

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A description of one of the best off-beat comedies ever made.
8 February 1999 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

One of the best off-beat movies I've ever seen. The eulogy by Alan King was one of the best that I've ever heard. It reminded me of so many sermons that I've heard on the high holidays: a lot of words in search of a theme.


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