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Norman... Is That You? (1976)

PG | | Comedy | 13 May 1977 (Finland)
A black man is distraught when he discovers his son is gay and is determined to set him right.

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A black man is distraught when he discovers his son is gay and is determined to set him right.

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There's a Sexual Revolution Going On... And All the Leaders Are in My Family!

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The original Broadway production starred Maureen Stapleton and Lou Jacobi. The play ran for only 12 performances. See more »

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During bookstore scene, a counter top display of a book by author/performer Steve Allen (whose wife Jayne Meadows appears in a major supporting role) keeps flip-flopping so cover is always on view, whether it is being shot from point-of-view of a customer or from that of behind counter clerk. See more »


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For Once In My Life
Written by Orlando Murden (uncredited)
Lyrics by Ronald Miller
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Pearl...What Were You Thinking?
11 April 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This snarky, homophobic thing was dated in 1976. It seems particularly mean-spirited now, filled with gay stereotypes, and characters that are meant to be laughed at, rather than with. Redd Foxx does his standard schtick, Michael Warren at least tries to bring humanity to a one dimensional character, and Pearl--Pearl what were you thinking--? Pearl Bailey deserves far better.


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