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Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)

PG | | Comedy | 27 April 1973 (Finland)
A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction,... See full summary »

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Barney Cashman
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Elaine
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Bobbi Michele
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Jeanette
Bella Bruck ...
Cashier
Sandy Balson ...
Charlotte
Frank Loverde ...
Mel
Bert Conroy ...
Bert (as Burt Conroy)
Charles Woolf ...
Jesse
Ben Freedman ...
Mickey
Buddy Lewis ...
Waiter #1
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Waiter #2 (as Mousey Garner)
Bernie Styles ...
Man with Boxes
John Battiste ...
Truckman's Helper
Sully Boyar ...
Man #1 Coffee Shop
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A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and difficult than he could have imagined. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Barney wanted women in the worst way. And that's the way he got them.

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27 April 1973 (Finland)  »

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Der Letzte der feurigen Liebhaber  »

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Trivia

Neil Simon was inspired to write his "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" play after seeing an off-Broadway production of the erotic stage musical Oh! Calcutta! (1972). See more »

Quotes

Barney Cashman: I read the obituaries every day just for the satisfaction of not seeing my name there.
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Referenced in Will & Grace: Last of the Really Odd Lovers (2001) See more »

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Alfie
Lyrics by Hal David
Music by Burt Bacharach
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Mildly amusing N. Simon Tale!
10 July 2004 | by (sparks, nevada) – See all my reviews

Although Neil Simon material was already dating itself by the early 70's, Alan Arkin is a consummate pro as usual and the 3 women are perfect (even with the stale jokes). Paula Prentiss as Bobbi is the standout (as she often is), Sally Kellerman is majestically neurotic, and Renee Taylor has her usual funny voice. Arkin is beating a dead horse with his intent to use his mother's apartment for dalliances, but he's so in tune with this poor working stiff, you have to feel for him.

This material was going South by the release of this and there's not much to say about it (THE 70's HAD ARRIVED)! If you're an Arkin, Prentiss, or Kellerman fan you'll enjoy this on some level. A 5 out of 10. Best performance = Prentiss.


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