Neil Diamond stars in this motion picture as Yussel Rabinovitch, a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career outside the synagogue in popular music as Jess Robin. Against the wishes of his rigid father and his loving wife, Yussel travels from New York City to Los Angeles to play his music. Swept up by the excitement, he meets a spunky manager who believes in his talent and shares his dream. He grows apart from his family, and becomes confused about what he should ultimately do with his life.
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Did You Know?
This was not the first theatrical movie to have music by Neil Diamond
, as Jonathan Livingston Seagull
(1973) had had a background score composed by Diamond, for which it won a Best Original Score - Motion Picture Golden Globe award in 1974. See more
When Molly gets in Eddie's car and has him listen to Love on the Rocks on her tape, she has Eddie turn the radio on and the volume up. The radio clearly has some kind of talk or news station playing and when Molly puts the cassette in, it locks down into the player like just about any tape deck would. However, when Eddie takes the tape out later, his arm motion clearly shows him pulling the tape out like an 8-track (no gesture of him pushing the eject button then taking it out) and the radio station doesn't come back on either. See more
Thank you. That was, um, very nice. Now why don't you just piss off and take those four clowns with you.
Referenced in Glee: Hell-O
On the Robert E. Lee
Words and Music by Neil Diamond
and Gilbert Bécaud
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