The Loved One (1965)


Film Review

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The Loved One is an American film comedy first released on 11th October 1965, directed by Tony Richardson. Cinematography was by Haskell Wexler and the film was scored by John Addison. It is based on a novel by Evelyn Waugh and stars Robert Morse, Jonathan Winters, Anjanette Comer, Dana Andrews and Milton Berle.   It is a Filmways Pictures production, produced by John Calley and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Location filming was in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.   The film was released with the tagline: "The motion picture with something to offend everyone!"   It is a black and white film and runs to 2 hours and 2 minutes.  

Our overall rating for The Loved One is: good - passable entertainment.

Other notable films that have been directed by Tony Richardson include: Sanctuary (1961), Mademoiselle (1966), The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968) and A Delicate Balance (1973). The actor Jonathan Winters has also appeared in: Viva Max (1969), The Special London Bridge Special (1972), Pogo for President: 'I Go Pogo' (1980) and Moon Over Parador (1988).

Other comedy films of the 1960s from USA that you may be interested in are: Francis Ford Coppola's Finian's Rainbow (1968), Gene Kelly's Hello, Dolly! (1969), Billy Wilder's Kiss Me, Stupid (1964), Jerry Lewis's The Nutty Professor (1963) and Blake Edwards's The Party (1968).

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