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Some Kind of a Nut (1969)

In this comedy-satire on conformity, Dick Van Dyke plays a Manhattan bank teller who grows a beard when he develops a rash from a bee sting. He is promptly fired from his job while his ... See full summary »

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Fred Amidon
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In this comedy-satire on conformity, Dick Van Dyke plays a Manhattan bank teller who grows a beard when he develops a rash from a bee sting. He is promptly fired from his job while his co-workers stand behind him. Angie Dickinson plays his wife. Written and directed by Garson Kanin ("Born Yesterday"). Written by alfiehitchie

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14 September 1970 (Sweden)  »

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The One with the Fuzz  »

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Final film of Dennis King. See more »

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Pamela Anders: Behind every great man is a woman. Behind that woman is his wife.
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Extremely Zany with a few funny moments
23 June 2001 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Zany far out satire about a man who is fired from his job when he grows a beard to cover up a bee sting. Thus begins a long line of wacky characters, wild camera angles and situations. Has a few funny moments to keep this from being the complete bomb all the other critics say it is. Best part comes when in a show of solidarity all the co-workers begin to wear fake beards, even the women! Angie Dickinson helps the scenary and Johnny Mandel gives a very bouncy score.


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