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Norwood (1970)

A Vietnam veteran returns to his Texas home but feels restless and decides to become a radio singer. Based on the novel by Charles Portis.

Director:

Jack Haley Jr.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Glen Campbell ... Norwood Pratt
Kim Darby ... Rita Lee Chipman
Joe Namath ... Joe William Reese
Carol Lynley ... Yvonne Phillips
Pat Hingle ... Grady Fring
Tisha Sterling ... Marie
Dom DeLuise ... Bill Bird
Leigh French ... Vernell Bird
Meredith MacRae ... Kay
Sammy Jackson Sammy Jackson ... Wayne T.E.B. Walker
Billy Curtis ... Edmund B. Ratner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edith Atwater ... Angry Bus Passenger
Jimmy Boyd ... Jeeter
Virginia Capers ... Ernestine
Cass Daley ... Mrs. Remley
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A Vietnam veteran returns to his Texas home but feels restless and decides to become a radio singer. Based on the novel by Charles Portis.

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Its 'Goodtime Glen' and 'Super Joe'... doin' what they do best!

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1970 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

A Rapariga do Autocarro See more »

Filming Locations:

Covelo, California, USA

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Production Co:

Wallis-Hazen See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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The last film of Cass Daley. See more »

Soundtracks

Down Home
Written by Mac Davis
Sung by Glen Campbell
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Campbell goes deep, Namath throws...Incomplete!
30 June 1999 | by TrueGritSee all my reviews

All the makings of a decent movie, at the time the world's most popular athlete and the world's most popular singer come together in a so-so movie. Namath's acting made Glen's Oscar caliber! I love Glen Campbell and that had a lot to do with the 8 rating I gave it. If Glen wasn't in it, I'd have given it a 3. If you can find the soundtrack, get it instead! Dom Delouise is in this movie if that helps your judgement and Kim Darby plays a weaker, pregnant Madie Ross(True Grit). Watch it anyway!


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