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Alan Jay Lerner (play)
Alan Jay Lerner (screenplay)
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Release Date:
17 June 1970 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Daisy Gamble, an unusual woman who hears phones before they ring, and does wonders with her flowers... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A Wonderful, Old Fashion, Musical See more (42 total) »

Cast

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Barbra Streisand ... Daisy Gamble

Yves Montand ... Dr. Marc Chabot

Bob Newhart ... Dr. Mason Hume
Larry Blyden ... Warren Pratt

Simon Oakland ... Dr. Conrad Fuller

Jack Nicholson ... Tad Pringle

John Richardson ... Robert Tentrees
Pamela Brown ... Mrs. Fitzherbert
Irene Handl ... Winnie Wainwhisle

Roy Kinnear ... Prince Regent
Peter Crowcroft ... Divorce Attorney
Byron Webster ... Prosecuting Attorney
Mabel Albertson ... Mrs. Hatch
Laurie Main ... Lord Percy
Kermit Murdock ... Hoyt III
Elaine Giftos ... Muriel

John Le Mesurier ... Pelham
Angela Pringle ... Diana Smallwood

Leon Ames ... Burt Clews
Paul Camen ... Millard
George N. Neise ... Wytelipt (as George Neise)
Tony Colti ... Preston
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Jeannie Berlin ... Girl in Orphanage (uncredited)
Fiona Curzon ... (uncredited)

Richard Kiel ... Blacksmith (uncredited)
Judith Lowry ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Vincente Minnelli 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Alan Jay Lerner  play
Alan Jay Lerner  screenplay

Produced by
Howard W. Koch .... producer
 
Original Music by
Nelson Riddle (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Harry Stradling Sr.  (as Harry Stradling)
 
Film Editing by
David Bretherton 
 
Production Design by
John DeCuir  (as John De Cuir)
 
Set Decoration by
Raphael Bretton 
George James Hopkins  (as George Hopkins)
 
Makeup Department
Fredrick Glaser .... hair stylist: Miss Streisand
Harry Ray .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
Sergei Petschnikoff .... unit production manager
Howard Roessel .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William McGarry .... assistant director
John M. Poer .... trainee assistant director (uncredited)
William R. Poole .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Elden Ruberg .... sound recordist
Ben Winkler .... sound recordist (as Benjamin Winkler)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Nash Ott Jr. .... time-lapse photographer (as John Ott)
Maurice Gillett .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
John A. Anderson .... wardrobe: men (as John Anderson)
Cecil Beaton .... period costumes
Arnold Scaasi .... contemporary costumes
Shirlee Strahm .... wardrobe: women
 
Music Department
Joseph J. Lilley .... choral arranger
Nelson Riddle .... conductor
Nelson Riddle .... music arranger
Nelson Riddle .... music supervisor
Betty Walberg .... music arranger: dances
Betty Walberg .... vocal arranger
 
Other crew
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer
Howard Jeffrey .... choreographer
Walter Kelley .... dialogue coach
Arnold Scaasi .... contemporary clothes: Miss Streisand
Ron Bareham .... production accountant: UK (uncredited)
Mollie Kent .... continuity (uncredited)
 

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129 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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According to Yves Montand's biography, "You See, I Haven't Forgotten", some of his musical numbers were cut from the film.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: The telephone ring in Chabot's office is not a typical Bell company ring, even though the story is supposedly set in New York.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Marc Chabot:What size family do you come from?
Daisy Gamble:Well my father's pretty fat but, um, the rest of us...
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28 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
A Wonderful, Old Fashion, Musical, 28 May 2004
Author: macheath48 from NYC

On A Clear Day came at the end of the Movie Musical Cycle that started strong from MY FAIR LADY. Once the market became supersaturated with musicals (Half A Sixpence, Dr. Doolittle), the beauty of the movie musical wore off.

On A Clear Day started life as the next go-round for Richard Rodgers. After he retired working with Oscar Hammerstein, he partnered with Alan Lerner and they started to write this musical. Rodgers backed out of the project but the show made it to Broadway with Barbara Harris in the lead. It was respectfully received but never did blockbuster business. In fact, if it weren't for the song "What Did I Have?" it would almost be forgotten.

Enter Vincente Minelli and Ms. Streisand. Together, they took the idea and ran with it until it became a big, bright, lovely movie. The old songs (the title song and "What Did I Have") are rendered priceless by Barbra who sings them as emotional tour-de-forces. The new songs (a cute duet "Go To Sleep" and "Love With All The Trimmings") are wonderful. In fact, the latter was filmed a la Tom Jones. In short, everything about the film worked.

Originally it was three hours long and intended as a road show production (tickets ordered in advance; two shows a day). Paramount went for the fast buck and they trimmed it to under two hours. Yes, what is left is priceless and wonderful but I wish they would release the Director's Cut of this musical. If what we see today is still excellent, I can't help but wonder about what they took out.

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