Harry Bailey has returned from Vietnam and returns to college to earn his masters degree so he can teach English. He is considered a hero among the radical student body, but still sees the absurdity on both sides of the fence. He contends with the reactionary administration and the impetuous, often futile objectives of the restless students. He acts as a mediator between the two feuding bodies. On top of everything else, his girlfriend Jan wants to marry him and live a life in the suburbs. He is cornered and finally lets loose at his own masters degree dissertation meeting, just as the latest protest heats up. Written by
America's children lay it on the line.
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Lane Community College in Eugene served as the location for the film. The new campus was in the final stages of construction at the time of production. This allowed the film crew to easily simulate the occupation of offices and buildings by protesters without interfering with actual campus life. Some pyrotechnic effects were used, including one that used black powder and petroleum that blackened an exterior wall and startled the cast and crew. A technician apologized for overdoing the effect (an understatement). Many local people were involved, including a few hand-picked for stunt work. See more
[at a masters degree "firing squad"
So, it is undeniable, isn't it? You can't deny it. F. Scott Fitzgerald was a homosexual and it appears in his writing. Doesn't it? Doesn't it?
[he realizes he is defeated and suddenly lashes out with an outburst of yelling
It's gonna... it's gonna... IT'S GONNA BE A SURPRISE TO SHEILA GRAHAM!
[suddenly becoming afraid
I SAID IT'S GONNA BE A SURPRISE TO ZELDA!
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Moon Rock and Talk
Written by Ronald Stein
Sung by P.K. Limited See more