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Tag Archives: Arthur Hiller
Promise Her Anything (1966) Arthur Hiller, Warren Beatty, Leslie Caron, Robert Cummings, Comedy, Romance
A young lady has been widowed and left with a baby son to bring up alone. Read More »
Ben Harris, an embittered, mid-century New York City postal worker residing in a Greenwich Village cellar Read More »
Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas where his oil wells are drying up and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. Read More »
Miracle of the White Stallions (1963) Arthur Hiller, Robert Taylor, Lilli Palmer, Curd Jürgens, Family, Drama, War, Adventure
In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. Read More »
Man of La Mancha (1972) Arthur Hiller, Peter O’Toole, Sophia Loren, James Coco, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
This musical version of Don Quixote is framed by an incident allegedly from the life of its author, Miguel de Cervantes. Read More »
Playwright Travalian feels pulled limb from limb these days. He has a Broadway play in rehearsal and they want rewrites. Read More »
September 1942 – With Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Korps on the march through Egypt, a British special forces unit, composed of German Jews who serve with the British despite the mutual resentment between both Read More »
Abraham is a Puerto Rican single parent with two boys. He is becoming very worried about them living in their run down neighborhood Read More »
Two high-school seniors teenagers, from different social standings, have a date and when the girl resists the boy’s romantic advances Read More »
The Americanization of Emily (1964) Arthur Hiller, James Garner, Julie Andrews, Melvyn Douglas, Comedy, Drama, War
During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were “oversexed, overpaid, and over here”. That’s Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as smooth and risk-free as possible for himself. But things become complicated when he falls for an English woman, and his commanding officer’s nervous breakdown leads to Charlie being sent on a senseless and dangerous mission.
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A successful young L.A. doctor and his equally successful television-producer wife find their happily-ever-after life torn assunder when he suddenly confronts his long-repressed attraction for other men. Zach and Claire live a comfortable life secure in their love for one another when Bart, a swinging L.A. novelist, walks into Zach’s office and awakens unfamiliar feelings in him.
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Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York’s Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam’s attention to spruce up their failing marriage. In the second, brash film producer Jesse Kiplinger tries to get his former one-time flame Muriel to see him for what he stands for. In the third, Roy Hubley and his wife Norma try and try to get their uncertain-of-herself daughter out of the bathroom before her approaching wedding.
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The Man in the Glass Booth (1975) Arthur Hiller, Maximilian Schell, Lois Nettleton, Lawrence Pressman, Drama
Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is astonished when, one day, Israeli secret agents burst in and arrest Goldman for being not a Jewish businessman but a Nazi war criminal. Whisked to Israel for trial, Goldman forces his accusers to face not only his presumed guilt–but their own.
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