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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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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
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Evelyn Tremaine
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Rose Ellen Wilkerson (as Maggie Peterson)
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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
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Rev. Wilkerson
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Shrader (as Bob Hastings)
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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

Obvious stunt double for Tremaine as he is knocked over the chair in Twilight's office. The stuntman is younger than actor Edmond O'Brien (Tremaine). See more »

Quotes

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

When the opening credits actually show the film's title, the voice of Don Knotts can be heard in voice-over, asking in obvious disbelief, "The WHAT???" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hollywood Game Night: Orange Is the New Game Night (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Mr. Peacock
Written by Walter Slivinski
Sung by The Blossoms and Orange-Colored Sky
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Abner Peacock--the Love God!!
27 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

Yes, if nothing else, the Mr. Peacock song montage makes this movie for me. I can't help but laugh out loud every time I see it. The movie itself is also quite good, relatively speaking. Any film with Don Knotts playing an unwitting Hugh Hefner clone can't help but be at least amusing in my book. But watch for his little dance during the montage--that self satisfied smirk on his face while Darlene Love sings his virtues--it's a surreal treat. Of course, most of his films--The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, The Shakiest Gun in the West, The Reluctant Astronaut, and The Incredible Mr. Limpet all have something entertaining to offer to those in the mood for something fun and undemanding.


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