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Director:
Writers:
Paul Mazursky (written by) and
Larry Tucker (written by)
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Release Date:
16 January 1970 (France) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice request the company of your pleasure. See more »
Plot:
Documentary film-maker Bob Sanders and his wife Carol attend a group therapy session that serves as the backdrop for the opening scenes of the film... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Still worth watching. See more (53 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Natalie Wood ... Carol Sanders

Robert Culp ... Bob Sanders

Elliott Gould ... Ted Henderson

Dyan Cannon ... Alice Henderson
Horst Ebersberg ... Horst

Lee Bergere ... Emilio
Donald F. Muhich ... Psychiatrist
Noble Lee Holderread Jr. ... Sean Sanders

K.T. Stevens ... Phyllis

Celeste Yarnall ... Susan

Lynn Borden ... Cutter
Linda Burton ... Stewardess

Greg Mullavey ... Tim - Group Leader
Andre Philippe ... Oscar
Diane Berghoff ... Myrna
John Halloran ... Conrad
Susan Merin ... Toby
Jeffrey Walker ... Roger
Vicki Thal ... Jane
Joyce Easton ... Wendy
Howard Dayton ... Howard
Alida Ihle ... Alida
John Brent ... Dave
Garry Goodrow ... Bert
Carol O'Leary ... Sue
Constance Egan ... Norma
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Julia Black ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Davana Caryl ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Florence Clayton ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Bill Cosby ... Nightclub Patron in Hat (uncredited)
Philip de Firmian ... Susan's Date (uncredited)

George DeNormand ... Man Outside Hotel (uncredited)
Jerry Franks ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Leif Garrett ... Jimmy Henderson (uncredited)

Michael Z. Gordon ... Waiter (uncredited)
Marshall Ho'o ... Dr. Ho'o (uncredited)
Bill Kelly ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Walter Kightly ... Bob's Friend (uncredited)

Hawk Koch ... El Taco Employee (voice) (uncredited)
Devra Korwin ... Booth Woman (uncredited)
Saverio LoMedico ... Owner (uncredited)
Ivan Markota ... Bartender (uncredited)
Sally Marr ... Model (uncredited)

Paul Mazursky ... Man Screaming at the Institute (uncredited)
Doreen McLean ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Fredricka Meyers ... Cover Girl (uncredited)
Celeste Michaels ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Susana Miranda ... Girl on Airplane (uncredited)
Tony Mirelez ... Busboy (uncredited)
Mike Morris ... Doctor (uncredited)
Jan Narramore ... Model (uncredited)
Leig Nervik ... Minor Role (uncredited)
John S. Ragin ... Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
Richard Reed ... Waiter at Chianti's (uncredited)
Mark Rhudy ... Father at Birthday Party (uncredited)
Nanci Roberts ... Model (uncredited)
David Roya ... Waiter (uncredited)

Connie Sawyer ... Waitress (uncredited)
Milli Schuber ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Margaret Teele ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Tereza Thaw ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Man Outside Hotel (uncredited)
Larry Tucker ... Bearded Man Walking in Front of Hotel (uncredited)
Renata Vanni ... Chianti Woman (uncredited)

Joey D. Vieira ... Dishwasher (uncredited)
Al Ward ... Chef (uncredited)
Paula Warner ... Model (uncredited)
Louis Whitehill ... Car Attendant (uncredited)
Pamebla Woolman ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Mazursky 
 
Writing credits
Paul Mazursky (written by) and
Larry Tucker (written by)

Produced by
M.J. Frankovich .... executive producer
Larry Tucker .... producer
 
Original Music by
Quincy Jones 
 
Cinematography by
Charles Lang (director of photography) (as Charles E. Lang)
 
Film Editing by
Stuart H. Pappé 
 
Art Direction by
Pato Guzman 
 
Set Decoration by
Frank Tuttle 
 
Costume Design by
Moss Mabry 
 
Makeup Department
Virginia Jones .... hair stylist
Ben Lane .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
William J. O'Sullivan .... executive production manager (as William O'Sullivan)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anthony Ray .... assistant director
Hawk Koch .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Max Frankel .... property master
 
Sound Department
Arthur Piantadosi .... sound
Charles J. Rice .... sound supervisor
Dean Thomas .... sound
Dicken Berglund .... voiceover mixer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ronald Vidor .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leo Shuken .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Miriam Nelson .... choreographer
Margaret Hanly .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
105 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Karen Black auditioned for the part of Alice.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the restaurant scene, Alice and Ted each start eating dessert. In the next scene, it is served to them.See more »
Quotes:
Carol Sanders:My DARLING, you did NOT cheat, you TOLD me about it. If you HADN'T told me about it, THAT would have been cheating!See more »
Soundtrack:
I Needs to Be Be'd WithSee more »

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39 out of 50 people found the following review useful.
Still worth watching., 28 November 2004
Author: brefane from United States

B&C&T&A is still entertaining and has a number of funny scenes. Two of my favorites are the opening scene at the Esalen Institute, and Alice's session with her psychiatrist. The cast,particularly Dyan Cannon (Best Supporting Actress- NY Film Critics)and Elliot Gould, is perfect. B&C&T&A really do seem like couples and friends. It's Natalie Wood's best adult film role, and arguably her best film performance:she's never been more natural or at ease in front of the camera. Robert Culp never had a better role or vehicle. The film marked Mazursky's directorial debut, and it's probably his best film. The final scene in front of the Riviera Hotel in Vegas, recalls the "looking" exercise at the Institute, and was influenced by the parade at end of Felini's "81/2". Therefore, I give the film an 81/2 out of 10. Rent(or buy) the DVD and listen to the commentary with Cannon,Culp,Gould and Mazursky. Did you know that Leif Garrett plays Bob and Carol's son, and that Culp's "I Spy" costar, Bill Cosby, appears briefly(don't blink) in a scene at a club? The film has aged better than Midnight Cowboy, Z, Butch Cassidy, Hello Dolly and Anne of the Thousand Days,the films nominated for Best Picture of 1969. B&C&T&A feels more representative of the 60's than The Graduate, and is definitely worth seeing.

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