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The Big Bounce (1969) Alex March, Ryan O’Neal, Leigh Taylor-Young, Van Heflin, Drama

The Big Bounce (Alex March, 1969)
Jack Ryan is a young Vietnam veteran with a criminal record, who gets fired from his job as a migrant laborer on a California produce farm run by the mean-spirited camp manager Bob Rodgers. Ryan then meets and teams up with the seductive Nancy Barker the secretary and mistress to the unscrupulous owner Ray Ritchie. When Ryan takes another job as a cleaner at a local motel owned by Sam Mirakian a local justice-of-the-peace, Nancy again approaches Ryan to help her rob Ritchie’s safe in his house which allegedly has $50,000 of payroll money. Ryan reluctantly agrees to help with the heist, but becomes highly distrustful of Nancy, suspecting she may double-cross him to keep all the money for herself, and vice versa with her over him.
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The Buttercup Chain (1970) Robert Ellis Miller, Hywel Bennett, Leigh Taylor-Young, Jane Asher, Drama

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The Buttercup Chain, based on Janice Elliot’s novel, details the intense friendship among four people that turns tragic over the course of one summer. France (Hywel Bennett) and Margaret (Jane Asher) are first cousins, born of twin sisters on the same day. As children, they were brought up as brother and sister. The two possess such a strong platonic love for each other that they are incapable of loving anyone else. When Margaret travels to London to live with France, he picks out beautiful Swedish student Fred (Sven-Bertil Taube) to be Margaret’s lover. For himself, he selects American girl Manny (Leigh Taylor-Young). As they spend their holidays traveling in Spain, the countryside of England, and Sweden, the foursome communicate with each other and try to discover the meaning of love.
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I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! (1968) Hy Averback, Peter Sellers, Jo Van Fleet, Leigh Taylor-Young, Comedy, Romance

I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! (1968)
Peter Sellers stars as Harold Fine, a self-described square–a 35-year-old Los Angeles Lawyer who is not looking forward to middle age and his upcoming wedding. His life changes, however, when he falls in love with Nancy, a free-spirited, innocent, and beautiful young hippie. After Harold and his family enjoy some of her “groovy” brownies, he decides to “drop out” with her and become a hippie too. But can he return to his old life when he discovers that the hippie lifestyle is just a little too independent and irresponsible for his tastes?
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