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Director:
Writers:
Paul Mazursky (written by) &
Larry Tucker (written by)
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Release Date:
18 October 1968 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The saga of Harold...from dedicated lawyer to dedicated dropout.
Plot:
A thirty-something square falls in love with a hippie and decides to "drop out" himself. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
Sellers Snub Still Haunts Asner
 (From WENN. 26 May 2009, 3:00 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
A soul searching movie! Great fun See more (28 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Peter Sellers ... Harold

Jo Van Fleet ... Mother

Leigh Taylor-Young ... Nancy

Joyce Van Patten ... Joyce

David Arkin ... Herbie

Herb Edelman ... Murray
Salem Ludwig ... Father
Louis Gottlieb ... Guru
Grady Sutton ... Funeral Director
Janet E. Clark ... Mrs. Foley (as Janet Clark)
Jorge Moreno ... Mr. Rodriguez

Ed Peck ... Man in Dress Shop
Jack Margolis ... Big Bear
Eddra Gale ... Love Lady
Carol O'Leary ... Anita
Christian Brando ... El Greco (as Gary Brown)
Sidney Clute ... Mechanic (as Sid Clute)
Roy Glenn ... Gas Station Attendant
Joe Dominguez ... Grandfather Rodriguez
William Bramley ... 1st Patrolman
Vince Howard ... 2nd Patrolman (as Vincent Howard)
Robert Miller Driscoll ... Crying Hippie
Karen Mickievic ... Crying Hippie's Wife
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hy Averback ... Rabbi Conducting Wedding Ceremony (uncredited)
Ron Burke ... Surfer (uncredited)

Paul Mazursky ... Hippie on Sidewalk (uncredited)

Bobbie Shaw Chance ... Maid of Honor (uncredited)
Larry Tucker ... Hitch-hiker (uncredited)

Directed by
Hy Averback 
 
Writing credits
Paul Mazursky (written by) &
Larry Tucker (written by)

Produced by
Charles H. Maguire .... producer (as Charles Maguire)
Paul Mazursky .... executive producer
Larry Tucker .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Elmer Bernstein (music)
 
Cinematography by
Philip H. Lathrop (director of photography) (as Philip Lathrop)
 
Film Editing by
Robert C. Jones (film editor)
 
Production Design by
Pato Guzman (production designed by)
 
Set Decoration by
Audrey A. Blasdel  (as Audrey Blasdel)
 
Costume Design by
Theadora Van Runkle (costumes designed by)
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup supervisor
Jean Burt Reilly .... supervising hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jack Cunningham .... assistant director
Fred Giles .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Everett A. Hughes .... sound by
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bruce McBroom .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jack Hayes .... orchestrations
Leo Shuken .... orchestrations
Bob Thompson .... vocal arranger
Dan Wallin .... scoring mixer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Bert Steinberger .... dialogue supervisor
 
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Runtime:
92 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Australia:PG (TV rating) | Canada:A (Nova Scotia) | Canada:14A (video rating) | Finland:K-16 | New Zealand:R16 | Sweden:15 | UK:15 (2006) | UK:X (1968) | USA:R | USA:Approved (Suggested for Mature Audiences) | USA:TV-14 (TV rating)

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Trivia:
Cameo: [Paul Mazursky]as one of the hippies on the sidewalk at the half-way point and in the final scene.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the beginning of the movie Peter Sellers is driving his black Lincoln Continental. When he stops for a traffic light a cream colored 4 door 66 Chevy Impala or Caprice with a black vinyl top pulls up behind and one lane to his right. The view switches to Sellers viewed through the windshield and the car has changed to a 2 door cream colored 64-65 Chevelle convertible with a white top.See more »
Quotes:
Harold:I've got pot, I've got acid, I've got LSD cubes, I've got... I've got this thing here... I'm probably the hippest guy around here. I'm so hip, it hurts!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Mind Blowers (1969)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!See more »

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24 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
A soul searching movie! Great fun, 27 November 2004
Author: kulaboy (williambevill@gmail.com) from United States

I was born 8 years after this film came out, so I'm a little out of touch with the generation. BUT! Look closely at this film. Sure, it stereotypes hippies and seems a bit out of date. What this film really is becomes a search for one man (Petter Sellers) to find out who he is, and to avoid the traps of life that he suddenly sees as conventional. As Harold Fine, he questions what life and marriage have to offer and he seeks to discover what else is out there. The pot brownie sequence opens up his world to new dimensions, he breaks off his marriage to be with a hippie chick, he drops out, he tries to free himself. Do I relate to Harold Fine? Heck yes! The film mirrors much of Peter Seller's life himself, confunsed, unsure, searching. The scene with his guru cracks me up- Sellers face is priceless as he tries to stop trying and learn who he is.

This film deserves a lot more attention then what it receives. This isn't just a time capsule into the dropout 60s world- it's a good time capsule into soul searching.

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