Harvey Middleman, Fireman (1965)

75 mins | Comedy | 1965

Director:

Ernest Pintoff

Writer:

Ernest Pintoff

Producer:

Robert L. Lawrence

Cinematographer:

Karl Malkames

Editor:

David Donovan

Production Designer:

Gene Callahan

Production Company:

Columbia Pictures
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DETAILS
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 12 July 1965
Copyright Claimant:
Columbia Pictures
Copyright Date:
1 July 1965
Copyright Number:
LP31906
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Eastman Color by Pathé
Duration(in mins):
75
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Harvey Middleman, a New York City fireman, lives happily in a New Jersey suburb with his wife and two small children. Harvey likes his work and imagines that someday he will rescue a beautiful young woman from a fire. Then he rescues Lois, a model, kisses her as he resuscitates her, and falls in love. After secretly dating her several times, Harvey decides he must solve his moral dilemma by consulting a psychiatrist, Mrs. Koogleman, whose preoccupation with her own extramarital relations precludes the possibility of helping Harvey find a solution. Another fire breaks out in Lois's apartment, and Harvey's associate Dinny rescues the model while Harvey saves a cat. Lois falls in love with Dinny, and Harvey returns to his ... +


Harvey Middleman, a New York City fireman, lives happily in a New Jersey suburb with his wife and two small children. Harvey likes his work and imagines that someday he will rescue a beautiful young woman from a fire. Then he rescues Lois, a model, kisses her as he resuscitates her, and falls in love. After secretly dating her several times, Harvey decides he must solve his moral dilemma by consulting a psychiatrist, Mrs. Koogleman, whose preoccupation with her own extramarital relations precludes the possibility of helping Harvey find a solution. Another fire breaks out in Lois's apartment, and Harvey's associate Dinny rescues the model while Harvey saves a cat. Lois falls in love with Dinny, and Harvey returns to his family. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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