[Videolib] central park

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Wed, 07 May 2003 17:29:31 -0700

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...I think it's time for me to go home...

The following partial and very weird list compliments of the AFI catalog:

After Dark in Central Park (1900)

The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
(After smoking marijuana, Felix and Doris are
bathing when the Weyderhaus family returns home unexpectedly, and Doris=20
recognizes Mr.
Weyderhaus as one of her most peculiar customers. As Felix and Doris walk=
=20
in Central Park,
they argue and then confess their love for each other)

Sweet Charity (1969)
Charity Hope Valentine, though only a hostess in a cheap New York City
dancehall called the Fandango Ballroom, refuses to be disillusioned by=20
the disappointments life
has handed her; ever the optimist, she dreams of one day meeting the true=
=20
love who will bring her
happiness and respectability. Charity's latest beau, Charlie, a=20
gangster-gigolo, pushes her off a
Central Park bridge and runs away with her life savings, leaving her with=
=20
only his name tattooed
across an arrow-pierced heart on her arm

Where's Poppa? (1970),
Sidney runs across Central Park, where he is such a frequent victim of a=20
group of muggers
that he willingly hands them his wallet; this time, however, they also=20
strip him of his clothes.

What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968)
Soon New Yorkers are again snarling at each other,
and Pete returns to his former bearded, shiftless self. Liz, who never=20
actually contracted the virus,
remains the same since she was only responding to the kindness of others.=
=20
After Amigo has
escaped from his Central Park aviary, Pete finally realizes that Liz is=20
all that he really wants, and
the two are reunited.

The Out-of-Towners (1970)
Destitute, they go to the police and are told they will be put up at the=20
armory, but the police car which takes them to the armory is hijacked by=20
robbers, who deposit the Kellermans in Central Park. They spend the night
there and are again mugged and George's watch is stolen. The next morning=
=20
two athletes mistake
George for a rapist and beat him up. Later a mounted policeman chases=20
George, who he thinks is
a child molester. George hitches a ride with a passing motorist,=20
whereupon the car, belonging to a
Cuban diplomat, is assailed by demonstrators.

Portrait of Jennie (1949)
In the winter of 1934, artist Eben Adam's work is rejected by art dealers
Matthews and Spinney. Depressed, Eben goes to Central Park, where he sits=
=20
down on a bench
next to an object wrapped in newspaper. When he begins to open it, Eben=20
hears a young girl
named Jennie Appleton call out that it is hers.

Some Kind of a Nut (1969)
Bank teller Fred Amidon, who has 3 weeks before receiving the final divorce
papers from his bossy wife, Rachel, is stung on the chin by a bee while=20
having a picnic in Central
Park with co-worker and fiance=E9e, Pamela Anders.

Candy (1968)
In New York her father is the patient of egomaniacal brain surgeon Krankeit.
Following the operation, the patient wanders away unnoticed. Candy visits=
=20
Greenwich Village and
participates in a pornographic film shot in a public lavatory by Jonathan=
=20
J. John. She then
encounters a benevolent hunchback in Central Park, who is afterwards=20
revealed to be an
archcriminal.

The April Fools (1969)
Howard wanders into Central Park and decides to quit his job and go to=20
Paris. He
confronts Gunther with the news that he is quitting, then returns to=20
Catherine with a toy frog and
confesses his love.
Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC=20
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...I think it's time for me to go home...

The following partial and very weird list compliments of the AFI catalog:

After Dark in Central Park (1900)

The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
(After smoking marijuana, Felix and Doris are
 bathing when the Weyderhaus family returns home unexpectedly, and Doris recognizes Mr.
 Weyderhaus as one of her most peculiar customers. As Felix and Doris walk in Central Park,
 they argue and then confess their love for each other)

Sweet Charity (1969)
Charity Hope Valentine, though only a hostess in a cheap New York City
 dancehall called the Fandango Ballroom, refuses to be disillusioned by the disappointments life
 has handed her; ever the optimist, she dreams of one day meeting the true love who will bring her
 happiness and respectability. Charity's latest beau, Charlie, a gangster-gigolo, pushes her off a
 Central Park bridge and runs away with her life savings, leaving her with only his name tattooed
 across an arrow-pierced heart on her arm

Where's Poppa? (1970),
Sidney runs across Central Park, where he is such a frequent victim of a group of muggers
 that he willingly hands them his wallet; this time, however, they also strip him of his clothes.

 What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968)
Soon New Yorkers are again snarling at each other,
 and Pete returns to his former bearded, shiftless self. Liz, who never actually contracted the virus,
 remains the same since she was only responding to the kindness of others. After Amigo has
 escaped from his Central Park aviary, Pete finally realizes that Liz is all that he really wants, and
 the two are reunited.

The Out-of-Towners (1970)
Destitute, they go to the police and are told they will be put up at the armory, but the police car which takes them to the  armory is hijacked by robbers, who deposit the Kellermans in Central Park. They spend the night
 there and are again mugged and George's watch is stolen. The next morning two athletes mistake
 George for a rapist and beat him up. Later a mounted policeman chases George, who he thinks is
 a child molester. George hitches a ride with a passing motorist, whereupon the car, belonging to a
 Cuban diplomat, is assailed by demonstrators.

Portrait of Jennie (1949)
In the winter of 1934, artist Eben Adam's work is rejected by art dealers
 Matthews and Spinney. Depressed, Eben goes to Central Park, where he sits down on a bench
 next to an object wrapped in newspaper. When he begins to open it, Eben hears a young girl
 named Jennie Appleton call out that it is hers.

 Some Kind of a Nut (1969)
Bank teller Fred Amidon, who has 3 weeks before receiving the final divorce
 papers from his bossy wife, Rachel, is stung on the chin by a bee while having a picnic in Central
 Park with co-worker and fiance=E9e, Pamela Anders.

Candy (1968)
In New York her father is the patient of egomaniacal brain surgeon Krankeit.
 Following the operation, the patient wanders away unnoticed. Candy visits Greenwich Village and
 participates in a pornographic film shot in a public lavatory by Jonathan J. John. She then
 encounters a benevolent hunchback in Central Park, who is afterwards revealed to be an
 archcriminal.

The April Fools (1969)
 Howard wanders into Central Park and decides to quit his job and go to Paris. He
 confronts Gunther with the news that he is quitting, then returns to Catherine with a toy frog and
 confesses his love.

Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

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