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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:
Sellers drops out in charming time capsule 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 Clark ... Mrs. Foley
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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92 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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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:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: At Harold and Joyce's wedding the first words spoken by the Rabbi do not match the video.See more »
Quotes:
Mrs. Fine:Lose some weight!
Crying hippie:But all I eat is grass and acid.
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14 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Sellers drops out in charming time capsule, 28 February 2000
Author: Dan Franzen (dfranzen70) from United States

Harold Fine (Peter Sellers) is an uptight lawyer, a member of the Establishment. His longtime girlfriend Joyce finally has pinned Harold down on a wedding date, and his life seems to be settling down. But wait! Harold meets Nancy, a friend of his hippie brother, at a family funeral. Turned on by her free thinking, free loving, and free living, Harold leaves Joyce at the altar to be with Nancy. He drops out of society and into hippiedom! Sellers isn't the most likely person to play this role, but he's very good in it. Leigh Taylor-Young, as Nancy, is positively ravishing. The movie takes you back to the late sixties, even if you've never been there. All the sights and sounds are lovingly created by director Hy Averback. And the script! Nearly every aspect of counterculture society in the late sixties is covered, and there's hardly a stagnant scene. In particular, the wild parties at Harold's apartment and the scene where the policeman come upon Harold and Nancy in the backseat of his car are real gems.

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