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4 February 1976 (USA) See more »
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Lenny Baker ... Larry Lapinsky

Shelley Winters ... Faye Lapinsky

Ellen Greene ... Sarah Roth

Lois Smith ... Anita Cunningham

Christopher Walken ... Robert Fulmer (as Chris Walken)
Dori Brenner ... Connie

Antonio Fargas ... Bernstein Chandler
Lou Jacobi ... Herb

Mike Kellin ... Ben Lapinsky
Michael Egan ... Herbert Berghof - Acting Coach
Rashel Novikoff ... Mrs. Tupperman (as Rachel Novikoff)
John C. Becher ... Sid Weinberg - Casting Director

Jeff Goldblum ... Clyde Baxter

Joe Spinell ... Cop at El Station (as Joe Spinnell)

Denise Galik ... Ellen
Rochelle Oliver ... Doctor Marsha
Sol Frieder ... Mr. Elkins
Helen Hanft ... Herb's Wife
John Ford Noonan ... Barney
Carole Monferdini ... Southern Girl
Gui Andrisano ... Marco
Joe Madden ... Old Poet
Rubin Levine ... Street Violinist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Rutanya Alda ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Milton Frome ... Drugstore Customer (uncredited)
Annie Gagen ... Acting Student (uncredited)
Ray Gill ... (uncredited)

Paul Mazursky ... Casting Director (uncredited)

Bill Murray ... Nick Kessel (uncredited)

Stuart Pankin ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Vincent Schiavelli ... Rent Party Guest (uncredited)
Filomena Spagnuolo ... Old Lady on Street (uncredited)

Kandice Stroh ... Acting Student (uncredited)
Frankie Verroca ... Acting Student (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Mazursky 
Writing credits
Paul Mazursky (written by)

Produced by
Paul Mazursky .... producer
Anthony Ray .... producer (as Tony Ray)
Original Music by
Bill Conti 
Cinematography by
Arthur J. Ornitz  (as Arthur Ornitz)
Film Editing by
Richard Halsey 
Casting by
Juliet Taylor 
Production Design by
Philip Rosenberg  (as Phil Rosenberg)
Set Decoration by
Edward Stewart  (as Ed Stewart)
Costume Design by
Albert Wolsky 
Makeup Department
William A. Farley .... hair stylist (as Bill Farley)
Robert Jiras .... makeup artist (as Bob Jiras)
Production Management
Terence A. Donnelly .... unit production manager (as Terry Donnelly)
Anthony Ray .... production manager (as Tony Ray)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terence A. Donnelly .... assistant director (as Terry Donnelly)
Jonathan Sanger .... second assistant director
Art Department
Robert Hart .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Sound Department
Dennis Maitland .... production sound mixer
Arthur Piantadosi .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Sperber .... sound effects editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Louis Cappeta .... key grip
Willie Meyerhoff .... gaffer
Joseph Di Pasquale .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Tom Volpe .... grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Sylvia Fay .... atmosphere casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Peggy Farrell .... wardrobe: women
Max Soloman .... wardrobe: men (as Max Solomon)
Editorial Department
Glenn Farr .... assistant editor
Music Department
Paul Desmond .... musician: solo saxophone
Cliff Kohlweck .... music editor (as Clif Kohlweck)
Other crew
Tom Folino .... assistant to producers
Bob Gelber .... automotive advisor
Nancy Hopton .... script supervisor (as Nancy Tonnery)
Shari Leibowitz .... production officer supervisor
Ralph M. Leo .... location auditor (as Ralph Leo)
Crew believed to be complete

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111 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Did You Know?

Director Paul Mazursky starred in Fear and Desire (1953) by Stanley Kubrick. The Christopher Walken character, Robert Fulmer, is based on Howard Sackler, the writer of Fear and Desire (1953).See more »
Anachronisms: Set in 1953 but the soundtrack features Dave Brubeck's '"Blue Rondo a la Turk" first recorded in 1959.See more »
Ellen:Was everything a joke to you?
Larry Lapinsky:Not everything.
Herbert Berghof - Acting Coach:See, you're joking right now, right?
Larry Lapinsky:What do you want me to say?
Herbert Berghof - Acting Coach:Joking is what's doing you in. Joking is the American actor's disease. It's the American person's disease. Because what you're doing is you're keeping reality out so that it won't touch you. The worst kind of joking you can do is keep life out. Commenting, editorializing, joking - terrible! Don't do it. It's fatal.
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46 out of 49 people found the following review useful.
Author: Allen J. Duffis (sataft-2) from USA

During June of 1954 in New York City, I graduated junior high school and, to celebrate the event, joined three of my classmates on a forbidden sojourn to the city's famous Greenwich Village. Exiting the subway station at Christopher street, we were amazed at the apparent ordinariness of this place we'd heard so much about from older adolescents and adults.

In fact, at first glance, nothing extraordinary seemed to be happening there, with the sole exception of more White people being present than four Black teenagers from Harlem were were accustomed to seeing.

For you see, this was the mid 1950's, Dr. Martin Luthor King Jr. had as yet to lead any freedom marches, Southern schools were as yet to be integrated, and in many Southern states Black people were lynched on Saturday nights as town entertainment. But three hours later, we knew that everything we'd heard about Greenwich Village was true and more. For this was a place far ahead of it's time.

In the Greenwich Village of the 1950's, racial integration had been in place for well over two decades. But far more important, forbidden talk of sexual liberation, interracial sex, homosexuality, along with political, artistic and literary freedom at all levels were openly discussed, flouted and displayed for all to see; performed to a background mixture of new age Jazz, early Rock and Roll and Folk Music. Virtually nothing was excluded from the social or musical menu this incredible place had to offer.

I can't speak for the rest of my friends on that day, but I immediately fell in love with the place and remained so, until it's untimely demise at the hands of the high rise-high priced real estate industry toward the mid 1970's. By then, the people who had made the place justifiably famous and notorious for what it was, could no longer afford to live there. So the Village remained,in name only, as it is today: a mere shadow of what it used to be.

Joyfully, director Paul Mazursky has managed to capture on film, a moving snapshot of the social life and time of a remarkable neighborhood, in what was probably the last fifteen to twenty years of it's legitimate life. And I do remember it so well. The rent parties for starving (sometimes talented) artists, the ubiquitous book shops, the coffee houses featuring impromptu poetry readings, the fashion statements (or blatant lack thereof), the mixing and making of all sorts of colorful characters who, even in their farcical attempts to parody themselves, were more alive and real then those who would put them down. This was the Greenwich Village of the 1950's and of legend.

This magical place was for me and many others (as was for the director who produced this film as an ode to his time there), our first real awakening and taste of adult life. And far more important, a fortuitous preparation for the new social order that was, in time, to come.

The place, as it was, is truly deserving of this wonderful little gem of a film.

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