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

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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Dr. Solomon F. Moses
David Burns ...
Leon Soloway
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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
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Susan
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Marty (as Joe Sicari)
Rudy Bond ...
Newsdealer
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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Poor Georgie. One day Georgie Soloway jumped off a penthouse, fell in love in an empty theater, raced down a ski slope, circled Manhattan in his private plane, and tried to find some creep who put him down to every girl he liked. See more »

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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 »

Quotes

Dr. Solomon F. Moses: Don't argue with me what's crazy. I know crazy. And you're crazy. I got now hanging around with me eight fellas who think they're reindeers. So I got no time for you fruitcake. Busy busy busy. Everyplace is craziness. So quick, what do you want for Christmas Charley?
Georgie Soloway: I'd like a new life and a day without fear.
Dr. Solomon F. Moses: Oh that's a shame. I got you a choo-choo train.
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Last Morning
Music and Lyrics by Shel Silverstein
Performed by Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show (as Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show)
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daring but goes nowhere
16 July 2003 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

Labeling this movie as ahead of its time would be a bit too generous. In truth, it was ahead of its time but missed the mark. With lots of cuts between fantasy and what is probably reality, the movie does take you into the head of a disconnected music star. The only trouble is that once we're there, ... then what? In this case, nothing much, and that's a shame. At one point Hoffman's character meets a woman more screwed up than he is, and he sets about to help her a bit. Their interaction is poignant, but the movie is mostly devoid of emotion. It's nice enough to watch Hoffman walk through this movie, but i really can't recommend it for much else.


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