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Norman... Is That You? (1976)

 -  Comedy  -  13 May 1977 (Finland)
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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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Garson Hobart
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Norman Chambers
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Melody (as Vernée Watson)
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Mr. Sukara - Bookstore Clerk
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Larry Davenport
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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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Min son är sån...  »

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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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Referenced in Cheers: Norm, Is That You? (1988) See more »

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For Once In My Life
Written by Orlando Murden (uncredited)
Lyrics by Ron Miller
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29 February 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A genuine screaming situation comedy farce of the mid 70s this film was a HUGE hit for about 5 minutes and disappeared off the face of the earth. I am constantly amazed at some comedy films that are a big release one week and then vanish: HIGH ANXIETY, THE CHEAP DETECTIVE, THE BLACK BIRD, DON'T LOOK NOW WE'RE BEING SHOT AT.......... and have no profile at all today. NORMAN was the comedy of the month in whenever 1976 and everyone seemed to see it, laugh about it and then never ever mention it ever again. Famous for being shot on videotape and transferred to film, an experiment at the time, NORMAN is a raucous politically incorrect closet slamming farce that The Farrelly Brothers should look at remaking today. If they had made it in the first place there would be no complaints about its content and slant either. It is very funny and YES very rude and hilariously all wrong. Just as it should be. In fact as a groovy 1976 film with all those horror colours and clothes it actually works better today.


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