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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
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Susan
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Marty (as Joe Sicari)
Rudy Bond ...
Newsdealer
Walter Hyman ...
Flower Vendor
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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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Dustin Hoffman wants to know...

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Drama | Comedy

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

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¿Quién es Harry Kellerman?  »

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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

Sidney Gill: Through the megaphone from across the street as he is walking down the block away from George: Hey friend...
Georgie Soloway: Yeah?
Sidney Gill: Watch the skies. I repeat... Watch the skies for low-flying starlings... They ruin the motor.
Georgie Soloway: I'll watch out, Sid.
Sidney Gill: I tell you true, sir.
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Soundtracks

Painting the Clouds with Sunshine
(uncredited)
Written by Al Dubin and Joseph A. Burke
Sung by Barbara Harris
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Something different from the average Hollywood entertainment, grown ups with real emotions and insights.
20 January 2001 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

This is a difficult movie, but worth staying with if you like fully developed characters, emotional depth and you don't mind something outside the normal linear Hollywood story telling format. Dustin Hoffman gives a fine nuanced performance and Barbara Harris is wonderful as a vulnerable woman all too aware that she has lost her youth. Her performance is touching and every moment she is on screen shines with her unique brilliance.


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