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The Love God? (1969)

M | | Comedy | August 1969 (USA)
Abner Audubon Peacock (Don Knotts) is the publisher of a bird-watcher's magazine which is converted into a girlie mag by an unscrupulous operator Osborn Tremaine (Edmond O'Brien).

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Abner Audubon Peacock IV
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Lisa LaMonica
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Osborn Tremaine
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Darrell Evans Hughes
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Evelyn Tremaine
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Rose Ellen Wilkerson (as Maggie Peterson)
Jesslyn Fax ...
Miss Love
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Carter Fenton
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Miss Pickering
Jim Boles ...
Amos Peacock
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Miss Keezy
Roy Stuart ...
Joe Merkel
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Atty. Gen. Frederick Snow
James Westerfield ...
Rev. Wilkerson
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Abner Audubon Peacock (Don Knotts) is the publisher of a bird-watcher's magazine which is converted into a girlie mag by an unscrupulous operator Osborn Tremaine (Edmond O'Brien).

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So many women... Not enough man. See more »

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Nat Hiken, who wrote and directed the movie, died after it was shot but before it was released in theaters. See more »

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Brazil is a Portuguese-speaking country, but Abner's "Brazilian" guide speaks with a Hispanic accent and has a Spanish name. See more »

Quotes

Lisa LaMonica: Cool it, boys, I'm just slumming.
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Referenced in My Three Sons: The Love God (1971) See more »

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Mr. Peacock
Written by Walter Slivinski
Sung by The Blossoms and Orange-Colored Sky
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A Don Knotts Twist
14 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I personally enjoy this film for a few reasons. The style, design, fashion, etc. and time period are awesome. Late 60s and groovy as can be. The whole "Hugh Hefner" thing is happening.

At least in 1969, who would be the best (aka WORST) Love God? Don Knotts, of course. While this movie is a bit different than his other starring films (it's PG-13 for a start), it still has that charm.

Knotts always plays a small town guy getting mixed up in something, and becoming a reluctant hero. It's a formula that works well for him, and we have it in this movie. I think some people do not enjoy this movie because it's just a little different than his other work up to this point, but that's okay.

While this is essentially a sex-comedy, the film is still family friendly overall. There's nothing too blatant, so if you're old enough you'll get it, and if you aren't then that's okay. I recommend this movie, especially if you like Don Knotts, the 60s, or both.


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