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If Ever I See You Again (1978)

PG | | Romance, Drama | 24 May 1978 (USA)
Bob Morrison, a successful composer of TV commercial jungles, is unhappy with his his lack of creative freedom in developing the definitive dog-food song. Frustrated, he heads out to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Decker ...
Young Bob Morrison
Julie Gordon ...
Young Jennifer Corly (as Julie Ann Gordon)
Joseph Brooks ...
Bob Morrison (as Joe Brooks)
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Amy Morrison
Branch Emerson ...
Jonathan Morrison
Shannon Bolin ...
Elsa
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Mario Marino
Jerry Keller ...
Steve Warner
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Lawrence Lawrence
Bob Kaliban ...
Account Supervisor
Len Gochman ...
Account Executive
Susan Rubenstein ...
Copywriter
Steve Hiott ...
Art Director
Gordon Ramsey ...
Larry Brookman
Vinnie Bell ...
Guitar #1
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Bob Morrison, a successful composer of TV commercial jungles, is unhappy with his his lack of creative freedom in developing the definitive dog-food song. Frustrated, he heads out to Hollywood to score a movie. While in California, he establishes contact with an old girlfriend. Joe Brooks ("You Light Up My Life") co-wrote, produced, directed, scored and starred in the film. Written by alfiehitchie

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The love he had been searching for was the love he left behind. See more »

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Romance | Drama

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The movie won Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 1th Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1978. See more »

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If Ever I See You Again
Written by Joseph Brooks (as Joe Brooks)
Performed by Jamie Carr (vocal)
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Joe Brooks, You're not Orson Welles
12 July 2007 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

There are different types of bad movies.

This falls into the pretentious bad category, which is the most fun. It is the sort of movie created by someone who takes himself far, far too seriously. He has a degree of talent but not nearly as much as he thinks he has so his strivings for Meaning and Significance and Truth are as clichéd as .... a commercial.

Joe Brooks, a jingle writer of the era, was the 'creative genius' behind this effort. Director, writer, star, teeth grindingly sappy ballad writer. Hey, it was the 'auteur' era so why not get in on the action ? Fortunately, the summer special effects blockbuster was discovered at precisely that time so the threat of Joe Brooks, auteur, was nipped in the bud.


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