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Love at First Sight (1977)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | March 1978 (USA)
A young woman named Shirley befriends a lonely blind man named Roy. Together, they find love - even though Shirley's father opposes the relationship.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Ann McDonald ...
Shirley
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Roy
Jane Mallett ...
Grandma
George Murray ...
Frank
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William
Mignon Elkins ...
Edna
Grace Lewis ...
Madame Zamboni
Allan Anderson ...
Revival leader
Grant Cowan ...
Stutterer
Fred Booker ...
Old man (Teddy)
Jack Mather ...
Roy's dad
Leslie Carlson ...
Stu (as Les Carlson)
Lillian Graham ...
Lady neighbor
Ardon Bess ...
Auditor
Beth Amos ...
Motel lady
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A young woman named Shirley befriends a lonely blind man named Roy. Together, they find love - even though Shirley's father opposes the relationship.

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Who said love is blind?

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Comedy | Romance

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CAD 140,000 (estimated)
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Love at First Sight
Performed by Dionne Warwick
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Dan Aykroyd gives a rather sweet performance in his first starring role in Love at First Sight
22 July 2013 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

For the past few days, I've been reviewing various movies and TV specials featuring an "SNL"er in the beginning of their careers. So now we're in 1977 with the release of Dan Aykroyd's first starring feature, an independent Canadian movie called Love at First Sight. A partly ironic title since Aykroyd plays a blind man named Roy. One day, a woman named Shirley (Mary Ann McDonald) visits the store Roy works at and tries to buy something. Something develops from there. I'll just now say that I found the whole movie sweet and whatever humor that develops comes gradually as the movie goes on. I was really nicely surprised by both the film and Aykroyd's performance in a role quite unlike what he'd become more famous for. So on that note, I highly recommend Love at First Sight.


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