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The Love God? (1969)

 -  Comedy  -  August 1969 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Maureen Arthur ...
Evelyn Tremaine
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Rose Ellen Wilkerson (as Maggie Peterson)
Jesslyn Fax ...
Miss Love
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Carter Fenton
Marjorie Bennett ...
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.

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related material | See all certifications »

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August 1969 (USA)  »

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Sexualprotz wider Willen  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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In Frazier's office, Twilight walks up to the chess set and picks up a piece. The wide shot shows him reaching for a black piece, but the subsequent closeup shows a white piece in his hand. See more »

Quotes

Atty. Gen. Frederick Snow: If you love your country, you'll publish a filthy magazine.
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Connections

Referenced in My Three Sons: The Love God (1971) See more »

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Mr. Peacock
Written by Walter Slivinski and Nat Hiken
Sung by The Blossoms (featuring Darlene Love)
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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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