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HealtH (1980)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  12 September 1980 (USA)
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Cast

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Gloria Burbank
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Isabella Garnell
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Harry Wolff
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Esther Brill
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Dr. Gil Gainey
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Colonel Cody
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Bobby Hammer
Diane Stilwell ...
Willow Wertz
MacIntyre Dixon ...
Fred Munson
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Sally Benbow
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Dr. Ruth Ann Jackie
Margery Bond ...
Daisy Bell
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Lily Bell
Mina Kolb ...
Iris Bell
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Jake Jacobs (as Allan Nicholls)
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H.E.A.L.T.H.  »

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Lauren Bacall played a character who was eighty-three years old, which was about thirty years more than her actual age. Bacall was around fifty-four years of age when she acted in this film. In real life, Bacall turned the age she played in this movie around 2007. See more »

Quotes

Bobby Hammer: The breast that feeds the baby rules the world.
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Crazy Credits

You hear a woman's voice say "Hit it" and then you hear the drum part of the Fox fanfare without the horns and then the drum part was repeated again. See more »

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Referenced in The Directors: The Films of Robert Altman (2001) See more »

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Songs by Allan Nicholls and The Steinettes
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14 July 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Having only seen two of his pictures previously, I've come to terms with Altman. Before, though, I always labeled his style of film-making "boring." You just have to be in the right mind to appreciate his crazy genius.

"HealtH" is fairly underrated, and very questionably out of print. In fact, I don't think it's ever even been issued to VHS. Why is that? When all of these crappy films get DVD releases daily, this one is left behind for no good reason? Honestly, I had no real problems with this film. It was, for the most part, consistently amusing and funny. Almost all of the scenes are mysteriously interesting for some reason, be it the wonderful dialogue or the subtle performances. There is real skill here.

And Paul Dooley's stint on the bottom of the pool halfway through is fascinating.

If you can, try to find a copy of this forgotten little gem. It's not perfect, but it's much better than most of the sludge out there getting DVD releases. Hell, I'd be happy with a nice VHS copy of this thing.

It's often on the Fox Movie Channel, though, so look out for it.


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