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Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968)

 -  Comedy  -  19 June 1968 (USA)
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When the Great Northeast Blackout of 1965 hit, millions of people were left in the dark, including Waldo Zane, a New York executive in the process of stealing a fortune from his company, ... See full summary »

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Margaret Garrison
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Waldo Zirrer
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Ladislaus Walichek
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Peter Garrison
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Roberta Lane
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Radio Announcer
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Tru-Blue Lou
Ben Blue ...
Man with a Razor
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Dale Malone ...
Otis J. Hendershot Jr
Robert Emhardt ...
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Harry Hickox ...
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Dr. Dudley Caldwell
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Marvin Reinholtz
Earl Wilson ...
Earl Wilson
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When the Great Northeast Blackout of 1965 hit, millions of people were left in the dark, including Waldo Zane, a New York executive in the process of stealing a fortune from his company, and two people whose paths he's destined to cross, Broadway actress Margaret Garrison and her husband, Peter. Written by Eugene Kim <genekim@concentric.net>

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The story of 8 million New Yorkers who were lost in the dark... until they found each other. See more »

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19 June 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

¿Qué hacías cuando se fue la luz?  »

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Final film of Ben Blue. See more »

Goofs

When Margaret is sitting on the couch during her interview, the yellow cushions beside her keep on moving. See more »

Quotes

Margaret Garrison: [repeated line]
Margaret Garrison: Hello Peter, so you're here!
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Referenced in The Heart of Darkness (2017) See more »

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Where Were You When The Lights Went Out
Words by Kelly Gordon
Music by Dave Grusin
Performed by The Lettermen
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Scraping the bottom of the barrel
25 May 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Doris Day made some pretty bad movies in the final years of her film career, but nothing comes close to this piece of garbage. It is no surprise to learn that Doris was forced to make it by Marty Melcher for the money, there could be no other incentive. Miscast actors made to behave in totally idiotic ways while mouthing inane dialogue may be some peoples idea of "comedy", but this truly is bottom of the barrel stuff. Terry-Thomas tries about one line of a Hungarian accent, then forgets about it for the rest of the movie, Patrick O'Neal looks as though he's walked on to the wrong set at the studio, the direction is virtually non existent, the music is awful and who knew you could get so much light from a couple of candles? This was the only DD movie not in my collection and it is by a large margin the absolute nadir of her career.


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