Move (1970)

90 mins | Comedy | 1970

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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Pandro S. Berman-Stuart Rosenberg Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
Set dec
COSTUMES
Cost des
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec photog eff
Spec photog eff
Main titles
MAKEUP
Makeup supv
Makeup supv
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
Asst to the prod & unit prod mgr
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Move! by Joel Lieber (New York, 1968).
AUTHOR
SONGS
"Move," words and music by Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman.
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 31 July 1970
Copyright Claimant:
Pandro S. Berman Productions
Copyright Date:
31 July 1970
Copyright Number:
LP38146
Physical Properties:
Sound
Westrex
Color
De Luxe
Widescreen/ratio
Panavision
Duration(in mins):
90
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Hiram Jaffe, a part-time playwright, pornographer, and professional dog walker, and his wife, Dolly, attempt to move to a new apartment on New York's West Side. Hiram is troubled by a succession of maddening events--the disappearance of the moving men, troubles with the transfer of telephone service, a persecuting mounted policeman, and a recurring suspicion that his apartment is being burglarized. In Central Park, he meets a beautiful blonde woman who asks him to her apartment, where, despite his clumsy approach, they make love. Meanwhile, the moving men call to say that they are having a meeting to decide whether or not to deliver his furniture. Throughout these misadventures, Hiram is beset by fantasies of the neighbors staging a gunfight in the hallways and the moving men having sex with Dolly. He also fantasizes about his Jewish wedding during which he is unable to break the glass, the traditional symbol of virility. After learning that his furniture will not be delivered, he realizes that all he wants is Dolly. He races to the new apartment and jumps into the bathtub with Dolly, who tells him the good news that she is ... +


Hiram Jaffe, a part-time playwright, pornographer, and professional dog walker, and his wife, Dolly, attempt to move to a new apartment on New York's West Side. Hiram is troubled by a succession of maddening events--the disappearance of the moving men, troubles with the transfer of telephone service, a persecuting mounted policeman, and a recurring suspicion that his apartment is being burglarized. In Central Park, he meets a beautiful blonde woman who asks him to her apartment, where, despite his clumsy approach, they make love. Meanwhile, the moving men call to say that they are having a meeting to decide whether or not to deliver his furniture. Throughout these misadventures, Hiram is beset by fantasies of the neighbors staging a gunfight in the hallways and the moving men having sex with Dolly. He also fantasizes about his Jewish wedding during which he is unable to break the glass, the traditional symbol of virility. After learning that his furniture will not be delivered, he realizes that all he wants is Dolly. He races to the new apartment and jumps into the bathtub with Dolly, who tells him the good news that she is pregnant. +

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Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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