A pair of 60's hippies fall in love with the girl next door, who is exactly the kind of square that they are fighting against.
I may be provincial and old-fashioned. I may believe in a lot of dead things like patriotism and the Constitution, and I like apple pie, because that's the dumb way I was brought up, and that's the dumb way I feel!
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Did You Know?
once said of his stage-version of this film: "Star Spangled Girl is clearly and simply a failure, as far as I'm concerned". In a 'New York Times' article published on 25th February 1966, entitled "Life for Simon - Not That Simple", Simon was asked whether "Star-Spangled Girl" would have been better with 'Mike Nichols' directing it on Broadway, Simon replied: "Yes. He would have given the actors a different attitude; we would have gone much more for reality than the superficial comedy that came out. That's not to knock George Axelrod
. . . He couldn't do it because he was busy with 'Virginia Woolf' but it isn't true that he advised me not to do it; as a matter of fact he came to Philadelphia, and he liked it. He gave me some advice on it which helped". Simon also has said of the play: "I blocked out my integrity and settled for a night of fun". See more
She has the native intelligence of a very remote country.
Written by Charles Fox
& Norman Gimbel
Performed by Davy Jones
recording supervised by Jackie Mills See more