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Where It's At (1969)

R | | Drama | 7 May 1969 (USA)
A "Sixties Generation" comedy about an offbeat father-son relationship. Dad runs a Las Vegas hotel-casino and his son is a college student with a different set of moral and ethical ... See full summary »

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A "Sixties Generation" comedy about an offbeat father-son relationship. Dad runs a Las Vegas hotel-casino and his son is a college student with a different set of moral and ethical standards. When they meet in Vegas, they immediately clash in their efforts to understand one another. Written by alfiehitchie

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Throughout the movie's casino scenes, an employee is paging persons on the public address system. One person paged near the middle of the movie is "Jay Sarno," the man who built Caesar's Palace and the Circus Circus Casino. See more »

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Somebody's fingers touch the camera's lens during Drivas' walk on the strip with giant Harry Belafonte marquee in the background. See more »

Quotes

A.C. Smith: It's what we sell: beauty and hope.
Andy Smith: I'd say it was more like sex and greed.
A.C. Smith: Well, whatever, we sell a hell of a lot of it.
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Also Starring Caesar's Palace as Caesar's Palace See more »

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Where It's At
Written and sung by Jeff Barry
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Correction to John Seal comments
12 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Whether the son was gay was settled by the middle of the film. His sexuality was of no importance to the movie. As to the statement that he did not consummate any relationship. I can only say he must have been watching a different movie.

One of the most fascinating things about the movie was that the shot of Caesar's Palace pool area showed a vast empty space space behind the hotel. Another is that all the main characters in the movie smoked quite a bit - it is a bit jarring to current sensibilities. Brenda Vacarro was great and was the best thing about the movie. David Jansen also did a good job. He played the part much as I would have thought Clark Gable would have played it. My main problem with the movie was that i thought the son was miscast. He was supposed to be an idealist but he seemed a bit slimy to me right from the start.


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