A Hollywood film director assembles a group of friends and strangers for a social gathering on Valentines Day in a deserted movie theater where he interviews each one on their opinions on love and loneliness.
Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician ... See full summary »
Orson Welles, as judge Rauch, holds a lengthy trial against Jess Tyler, a caretaker deserted by his wife ten years before, who's accused of improper relations with his daughter Kady. ... See full summary »
Burt, a clever ex-con, has changed his identity and has managed to land a job as a deputy in small town in upstate New York. On the 4th of July, while the drunken Sheriff Paisley is busy ... See full summary »
Confusing movie? Maybe, but I guess I have to be the one digging up valuable info. I can't tell you much, just what I know. What little info there is on this film is on my In Memoriam: Alexander Salkind segment in my KringleQuest.com website. So here goes, and remember, I'm quoting straight from what I wrote: "This was [the Salkinds'] only 'vanity project,' in that the script had been conceived and written by Berta [Dominguez D.] for the express purpose of casting herself in the lead female role. As both writer and star, she would assume the pseudonym Cassandra Domenica, while [presenter Alexander Salkind,] her husband would cast Tony Curtis...[as] the bizarrely named central character, one Parsifal Katzenellenbogen, the notorious inventor of the skywriting industry...this lively piece of satire[, which takes a lighthearted look at the history of advertising slogans,] has never been released theatrically in the U.S.; for some reason, it is the only Salkind picture from the twilight of [his career] to bear that distinction." Hope that clears things up for those you who were 'confused' by this title.
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