|The Baby Maker 1970 R, 109 min.|
Director: James Bridges
Cast: Barbara Hershey, Collin Wilcox Paxton, Sam Groom, Scott Glenn, Jeannie Berlin, Lili Valenty, Helena Kallianiotes, Madge Kennedy, Phyllis Coates, Paul Linke, Jeff Siggins, Ray Hemphill, Paul Linke, Bobby Pickett, Geoffrey Horne
The childless Wilcox family–Suzanne (Collin Wilcox-Horne) and Jay (Sam Groom)–convinces a hippie, Tish Gray (Barbara Hershey), to be the surrogate mother for their much-wanted infant. This was filmed BEFORE the idea of surrogate mothers had entered the culture.
|Bone 1972 R, 95 min.|
Beverly Hills Nightmare
Director: Larry Cohen
Cast: Yaphet Kotto, Andrew Duggan, Joyce Van Patten, Jeannie Berlin, Casey King, Brett Somers, Dick Yarmy, James Lee, Rosanna Huffman, Ida Berlin
Set in Beverly Hills, this social satire takes place in the upscale home of (apparently) happily-married Bill and Bernadette (Andrew Duggan and Joyce Van Patten). Bone (Yaphet Kotto), a serial rapist, forces his way into their house and demands money. Thus begins the unveiling of the lies upon which Bill's and Bernadette's life is based as well as Bone's own demons. Larry Cohen's directorial debut.
|Getting Straight 1970 R, 124 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Richard Rush
Cast: Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen, Jeff Corey, Max Julien, Cecil Kellaway, Robert F. Lyons, Jeannie Berlin, John Rubinstein, Harrison Ford, Billie Bird, Jon Lormer, Leonard Stone, William Bramley, Richard Anders, Gregory Sierra
The campus riots of the 1960s are the focus for this film featuring Elliott Gould as graduate student Harry Bailey whose girlfriend Jan (Candice Bergen) wants to marry and move out of town. Jan adds to Harry's problems as he has arrived on a campus in the midst of turmoil. Following a violent student riot, Harry acts as the mediator between the students and the faculty.
|The Heartbreak Kid 1972 PG, 104 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Elaine May
Cast: Charles Grodin, Jeannie Berlin, Cybill Shepherd, Eddie Albert, Audra Lindley, William Prince, Art Metrano, Augusta Dabney, Doris Roberts, Mitchell Jason, Marilyn Putnam, Jack Hausman, Erik Lee Preminger, Tim Browne, Jean Scoppa
Some marriages are not made in Heaven! Even before Lenny (Charles Grodin) and Lila (Jeannie Berlin) reach their honeymoon destination of Miami Beach, Lila's whining has caused the marriage to disintegrate. At the hotel, Lenny finds Kelly (Cybill Shepherd), and a new romance blossoms.
|The Strawberry Statement 1970 R, 103 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Stuart Hagmann
Cast: Bruce Davison, Kim Darby, Bud Cort, Bob Balaban, Bert Remsen, Jeannie Berlin, James Coco, James Kunen, Carol Bagdasarian, David Dukes, Tom Foral, Murray MacLeod, Israel Horovitz, Michael Margotta, Jon Hill
This adaptation of James Kunen's book about Columbia University's riots in the 1960s involves students occupying a campus building to force the issue of their radical philosophy in that historic era. One student, Simon (Bruce Davison), is on the rowing team and stays clear of the unrest–until he looks into what is really going on and becomes a revolutionary leader.
|1. The Baby Maker (1970)|
2. Bone (1972)
aka: Beverly Hills Nightmare
3. Getting Straight (1970)
4. The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
5. In the Spirit (1990)
6. Portnoy's Complaint (1972)
7. The Strawberry Statement (1970)
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