Marcus, a nice, rich Jewish boy from New York City, meets and falls in love with Jennifer, a girl from Oyster Bay, while they are both in Venice. He follows her to her home on Long Island and ultimately to the top of a high-rise on the New Jersey Palisades, where begins a romantic reminiscence, in extended flashbacks, that ultimately leads to tragedy.
They're Rich, They're Beautiful, and They Think They're in Love
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Did You Know?
The original cut delivered to United Artists was longer, featuring Kim Hunter
in the role of Jennifer's mother. This cut was ruled too arty, disastrous in the eyes of studio barons, so the film was re-cut to ninety minutes. Hunter's role was eliminated. See more
When Marcus and Sig put Jenny's body in the trunk of the car, the spare tire is not visible. When Marcus opens the trunk to change the flat, not only is the spare clearly visible in the trunk, but Jenny's body is in a different position deeper in the trunk. See more
Marcus! there are people out here.
They don't care. Nobody cares.
The opening credits are shown over seemingly unrelated photos of immigrants arriving in America, circa 1890s. See more
Where the Good Songs Go
Music by Stephen Lawrence
(as Stephen J. Lawrence)
Lyrics by Tom Paxton See more
18 September 1972 (Sweden)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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