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Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (1971)

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Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him.

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Georgie Soloway
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Dr. Solomon F. Moses
David Burns ...
Leon Soloway
Gabriel Dell ...
Sidney Gill
Betty Walker ...
Margot Soloway
Rose Gregorio ...
Gloria Soloway
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Irwin Marcy
Regina Baff ...
Ruthie Tresh
David Galef ...
Leonard Soloway
Ed Zimmermann ...
Peter Halloran
Amy Levitt ...
Susan
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Marty (as Joe Sicari)
Rudy Bond ...
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Walter Hyman ...
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Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him. Written by dharmabum <darmabum@li.net>

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Rated R for brief nudity | See all certifications »
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1 November 1971 (Denmark)  »

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To achieve maximum realism, Ulu Grosbard insisted that Dustin Hoffman appear live at the now-shuttered rock palace Fillmore East. Cameras captured the reaction of the regular Friday night audience gathered for an actual Grateful Dead concert. See more »

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Sidney Gill: Oh, Georgie, a dum-dum, a ding-dong, her head belongs in a crackerjack box and her ass in the louvre... Where is it, Georgie, tell me, where is the right combination? I shall have to screw every attractive girl within the limits of the City of New York. It's a dirty job, Georgie, but somebody's got to do it.
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Painting the Clouds with Sunshine
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Sung by Barbara Harris
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Best Part is Hoffmans Performance
5 July 2001 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Potentially brilliant character study misses the mark as Hoffman plays a successful singer/songwriter who ends up badly tormented. Excessive smugness permeates a otherwise well crafted, well mounted production. Clearly the filmmakers thought they had a important "statement" picture. Unfortunately the statement becomes evasive and eventually muddled. Worth seeing just for Hoffman, who gives one of his best performances


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