Emory works in advertising, and is beginning to crack-up. His latest idea is honesty, e.g. "Volvos, Yes they are boxy, but they're safe". This doesn't go down too well with the boss, so Emory is sent to a psychiatric hospital to 'recover'. Meanwhile, back at the office, Emory's work is accidentally sent to the printers. His ads are a huge success. But now Emory has fallen for Kathy (another patient) and so doesn't want to leave.
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Did You Know?
At the age of forty-seven, sound department boom operator John B. Schuyler
passed away whilst working on this film. See more
[Reading a magazine ad
"Paramount Pictures presents 'The Freak.' This movie won't just scare you, it will fuck you up for life." I want to know how the fuck the word "fuck" gets in the New York fucking Times!
The song, "What a Wonderful Word - Hello" (which is played, in part, in the film) runs during part of the credits, with a 'follow the bouncing ball' sing-along on the screen. See more
Referenced in Heart and Souls
CONTINENTAL EXPRESS COMMERCIAL
Music by Michael Portis
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