Toklas dvd, 2014 at the best online prices at ebay. Toklas is a comedy about a mans midlife crisis during the countercultural revolution of the 1960s. October 10 barbarella us october the subject was roses. Rodney dangerfield at his best on the tonight show starring johnny carson 1983 duration. This film is not currently playing on mubi but 30 other great films are. Toklas stars peter sellers as harold fine, a staid jewish attorney. Heres the second in a brief survey of peter sellers films i revisited while recently laid up with the flu. Giancarlo esposito on breaking three darksabers while shooting the mandalorian season 2. A halfforgotten nearly 50 year old comedy from the peter sellers catalog that deserves another look. He plays a single man of about 35, a lawyer with a great respect for appearances, who finally agrees out of politeness to marry the girl hes been dating for several years. Original warner brothers window card 14x22 for the hy averback. One of the few 1960s satires of the hippie culture that doesnt appear to be concocted by grumpy old men, i love you, alice b. Peter sellers stars in the wacky sixties comedy, i love you, alice b. Toklas apr 04, 2012 i think this must be my favourite peter sellers movie, its really hilarious and very 60s, i really liked it.
The next, you chuck it all for beads, bellbottoms and free love. By the end of it i was feeling a certain amount of resentment at having been had, along with alice b. Through a fluke, harold is obliged to drive a station wagon emblazoned with. Toklas starring peter sellers and directed by hy averback. Engaged to the equally straitlaced joyce joyce van patten, harold wistfully dreams of having a more exciting lifestyle.
Toklas, whose name, apparently, is to become an automatic laugh, like smog and girdle. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing i love you, alice b. Hopelessly conservative and unadventurous, harold fine sellers is a motherdominated mensch, sitting passively by as mrs. Sticking with a chronological order here, this one follows the party by six months, opening in october 1968. Toklas, im gonna change your name to mine see all the trees and lions, pretty lions maybe witches, playing pitchyme, spinning rainbows in light green moody golden gardens, morning gardens for leanda. Like the brownies served by harolds new girlfriend, i love you, alice b. Find movie and film cast and crew information for i love you, alice b. Toklas stars peter sellers, jo van fleet, leigh tayloryoung, joyce van patten the r movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 33 min, and received a score of out of. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of i love you, alice b. The cast includes david arkin, jo van fleet, leigh tayloryoung in her film debut and a cameo by the scripts cowriter paul mazursky.
Elmer bernstein soundtrack music from i love you, alice. Toklas 1968 cast and crew successful, straitlaced jewish lawyer harold fine peter sellers takes a walk on the wild side after reluctantly agreeing to marry his longtime. This is the third installment in the turn me on, dead man series of posts on movies with psychedelic themes. After harold and his family enjoy some of her groovy brownies, he decides to drop out with her and become a hippie too. A thirtysomething square falls in love with a hippie and decides to drop out himself. His life changes when he falls in love with nancy, a freespirited, innocent, and beautiful young hippie. Toklas is about a selfproclaimed square lawyer sellers who falls for a flower child leigh tayloryoung and decides to in the infamous words of timothy leary turn on, tune in, and drop out. Thats how things are for harold fine, a dedicated lawyer about to become a more dedicated dropout. Toklas and so does gertrude stein i love you, alice b. For sellers fans interested in scorekeeping the upanddown work during his late60s blue period, i love you, alice b.
With peter sellers, jo van fleet, leigh tayloryoung, joyce van patten. Peter sellers, whose flowerpower performance here is in the same. In the film, peter sellers plays harold fine, an uptight nebbish much modeled on the character of woody allen whom sellers had. The film is set in the counterculture of the 1960s. Toklas, the title song of peter sellers 1968 screwball cinematic ode to hash brownies, begins and so does gertrude stein. This time around the focus is on the 1968 film i love you, alice b. The movie pokes fun at the american hippie counterculture of the late 60s, and shows that the grass is not. Peter sellers stars as harold fine, an impossibly square litigator who grows weary of the conformity and hypocrisy of modern life. Toklas 1 reply i bought my first gertrude stein book, the autobiography of alice b. One day youre a career 9to 5er with a pending marriage the next, you chuck it all for beads, bellbottoms. The film opens with harold fine peter sellers, a respectable lawyer in. Toklas is a 1968 romantic comedy film starring peter sellers, directed by hy averback with music by harpers bizarre. Repeat this ad nauseam heavy on the nauseam, toss in some flutes for good measure, give the whole thing to that buytheworldacoke choir on the hill, and stand back. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free.274 185 955 293 1383 1069 518 1116 968 246 535 30 1117 1234 180 784 685 356 33 1439 273 774 206 358 1194 1287 300 1338 899 731 431 335 283 913