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Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York (1975)

Sheila Levine is a Jewish-American princess and a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. An innovative, bright, but painfully introverted individual, she comes to New York City with her mother... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sheila Levine
... Sam Stoneman
... Kate
Janet Brandt ... Bernice
... Manny
Charles Woolf ... Wally
Leda Rogers ... Agatha
Jack Bernardi ... Uncle Herm
Allen Secher ... Rabbi
Lynne Pope ... Rochelle
Jon Miller ... Norman
... Principal
Richard Rasof ... Attendant
Evelyn Russell ... Miss Burke
Don Carrara ... Harold
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Sheila Levine is a Jewish-American princess and a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. An innovative, bright, but painfully introverted individual, she comes to New York City with her mother and father to take an apartment with a nightclub-hopping roommate. Persuaded to go to a nightclub one night, she meets a doctor named Sam Stoneman who is on the hunt for a one-night stand. Sheila develops an intense attraction towards Sam who seemingly is attracted to Sheila's desperately flirtatious roommate. She returns to Harrisburg for a time and comes back to win the heart of Sam only to discover that he has been conned into an engagement with her ex-roommate. Meanwhile, stalwart Sheila quickly climbs the ladder at her job as a "office-singer/typist" for a record company. Written by thustlebird

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Sheila Levine is every single girl who has had to attend her younger sister's wedding.

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1 December 1975 (Sweden)  »

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Cautiva de un amor  »

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Roy Scheider was an eleventh hour replacement for another actor. Directly after the completion of the shooting, he traveled to Martha's Vineyard to film Jaws (1975). See more »

Quotes

Sam Stoneman: [repeated line, to Sheila] How are you, Harrisburg?
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Referenced in The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980) See more »

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Love Me or Love People
Written by Michel Legrand
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Humorous and sad at the same time
5 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

I saw this on television in the early eighties on late night television. Strange but interesting film. As noted in the synopsis on this page, the song "Love me, oh love me, baby won't you love me" stays with you FOREVER. It's the one thing I remember most about the movie, that and the scene where Roy tells Sheila about wetting his pants in gradeschool... Odd film.


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