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Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (1971)

Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him.

Director:

Ulu Grosbard

Writer:

Herb Gardner (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dustin Hoffman ... Georgie Soloway
Barbara Harris ... Allison Densmore
Jack Warden ... Dr. Solomon F. Moses
David Burns David Burns ... Leon Soloway
Gabriel Dell ... Sidney Gill
Betty Walker Betty Walker ... Margot Soloway
Rose Gregorio Rose Gregorio ... Gloria Soloway
Dom DeLuise ... Irwin Marcy
Regina Baff ... Ruthie Tresh
David Galef David Galef ... Leonard Soloway
Ed Zimmermann Ed Zimmermann ... Peter Halloran
Amy Levitt ... Susan
Joseph R. Sicari ... Marty (as Joe Sicari)
Rudy Bond ... Newsdealer
Walter Hyman Walter Hyman ... Flower Vendor
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Storyline

Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him. Written by dharmabum <darmabum@li.net>

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Poor Georgie. One day Georgie Soloway jumped off a penthouse, fell in love in an empty theater, raced down a ski slope, circled Manhattan in his private plane, and tried to find some creep who put him down to every girl he liked. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brief nudity | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1971 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Con amigos así... ¿Quién necesita enemigos? See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinema Center Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During Georgie's (Dustin Hoffman's) final plane flight, you can see the south tower of the World Trade Center under construction in lower Manhattan. See more »

Quotes

Sidney Gill: Through the megaphone from across the street as he is walking down the block away from George: Hey friend...
Georgie Soloway: Yeah?
Sidney Gill: Watch the skies. I repeat... Watch the skies for low-flying starlings... They ruin the motor.
Georgie Soloway: I'll watch out, Sid.
Sidney Gill: I tell you true, sir.
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Alternate Versions

TV version removes almost all of the steel drum scenes and a brief scene with some semi-nudity (Dr. Moses' receptionist naked, seen above the waist). See more »


Soundtracks

Still Got Miles and Miles to Go
(uncredited)
Sung by Dustin Hoffman
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Something different from the average Hollywood entertainment, grown ups with real emotions and insights.
20 January 2001 | by elsandSee all my reviews

This is a difficult movie, but worth staying with if you like fully developed characters, emotional depth and you don't mind something outside the normal linear Hollywood story telling format. Dustin Hoffman gives a fine nuanced performance and Barbara Harris is wonderful as a vulnerable woman all too aware that she has lost her youth. Her performance is touching and every moment she is on screen shines with her unique brilliance.


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