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You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat (1971)

This oddball counterculture comedy/drama follows Zalman King through a series of kooky misadventures while he searches for his life's purpose in New York City.

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Carter Fields
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Herby Moss
Suzette Green ...
Susan
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Wino
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Head of Ad Agency
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Singer in Men's Room
Roz Kelly ...
Girl in Park
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Erica
Billy Cunningham ...
Fat Lady
Ruth Locke ...
Carter's Mother
Daisy Locke ...
Old Woman
Stan Gottlieb ...
Fellestrio
Peter Locke ...
Shoe Thief / Purse Snatcher
Chick Kozloff ...
Mooner
Michael Sullivan ...
Man on Toilet
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This oddball counterculture comedy/drama follows Zalman King through a series of kooky misadventures while he searches for his life's purpose in New York City.

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The soundtrack to this film was written and performed by Walter Becker, Donald Fagan, and Denny Diaz. Becker and Fagan would eventually become the leaders of one of the most successful and lauded groups of the era, Steely Dan. Diaz was also a part of the Steely Dan family, first as a regular member of the group and later as one of the many session players utilized after Steely Dan quit touring and became primarily a studio group. See more »

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Dog Eat Dog
Written by Walter Becker, Donald Fagen and Denny Diaz
Performed by Steely Dan
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