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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 »

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A.C. Smith: I trust nobody.
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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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Intriguing drama
24 September 2004 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Whilst I would agree that Rosemary Forsyth is a great reason to watch this film, there are other points in favour of Where It's At. David Janssen plays a Type A casino owner who tries to bring his son (Robert Drivas, in a low key but effective performance) into the business. Shot on location at Las Vegas Caesar's Palace, this is a trip down memory lane for anyone who spent time in that city of sin back in the '70s. You'll see lots of big names in lights on marquees, but alas, Totie Fields is not amongst them. Anyhoo, the canny Drivas turns the tables on his father, leading to an unlikely though plausible family hug at the end of the picture.

Another interesting aspect of Drivas' character is the screenplay's refusal to commit on his sexuality. He's presented with willing female partners throughout the film (including the astonishing Edy Williams and cute as a button Brenda Vaccaro) but never consummates the relationship, and doubt is repeatedly cast on his manhood. I don't know if Drivas was gay, but the fact that he died of AIDS at the age of 48 lends a bittersweet piquancy to his performance here. All in all, an interesting film that will keep your attention.


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