The People Next Door (1970)

93 mins | Drama | 1970

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HISTORY

Location scenes filmed in New York ... More Less

Location scenes filmed in New York City. More Less

CAST
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
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LITERARY
Based on the teleplay "The People Next Door" by J. P. Miller on Television Playhouse (CBS, 8 Oct 1968).
AUTHOR
SONGS
"Mama Don't You Wait Up for Me," composer undetermined, sung by The Glass Bottle
"Sweet Medusa" and "My Life in Review," composers undetermined, sung by The Bead Game.
PERFORMER
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 26 August 1970
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
DeLuxe, print by Movielab
Duration(in mins):
93
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Suburban residents Arthur and Gerrie Mason are shocked to discover their daughter Maxie hallucinating under the influence of LSD. Accusing his musician son Artie of supplying her with drugs, Mason demands that he leave home. Mason then seeks advice from his next door neighbor, high school principal David Hoffman. Hoffman, the father of model son Sandy, advises Mason to get to know his daughter better. The Masons try family therapy, which fails abysmally. During a party Maxie takes STP and is disabled. When Hoffman discovers that Sandy has been Maxie Mason's supplier, he calls the police. Although charges are brought against Sandy, they are dropped because of a technicality. At the hospital where Maxie is being treated, Gerrie becomes infuriated by her daughter's recalcitrance and slaps the adolescent repeatedly, eliciting a positive ... +


Suburban residents Arthur and Gerrie Mason are shocked to discover their daughter Maxie hallucinating under the influence of LSD. Accusing his musician son Artie of supplying her with drugs, Mason demands that he leave home. Mason then seeks advice from his next door neighbor, high school principal David Hoffman. Hoffman, the father of model son Sandy, advises Mason to get to know his daughter better. The Masons try family therapy, which fails abysmally. During a party Maxie takes STP and is disabled. When Hoffman discovers that Sandy has been Maxie Mason's supplier, he calls the police. Although charges are brought against Sandy, they are dropped because of a technicality. At the hospital where Maxie is being treated, Gerrie becomes infuriated by her daughter's recalcitrance and slaps the adolescent repeatedly, eliciting a positive reaction. +

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Offscreen Credit
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AFI Life Achievement Award

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