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Joe Gould's Secret

Synopsis

This historical comedy-drama is based on the true story of Joe Gould, a bohemian eccentric who was a fixture in New York's Greenwich Village from his arrival in 1916 to his death in 1964. Gould, who claimed to be a graduate of Harvard, would cadge drinks and subsist on catsup as he regaled patrons of neighborhood saloons with stories, poems, opinions, and his imitation of a seagull. In a 1942 New Yorker profile by journalist [[Performer~P124710~Joseph Mitchell~josephmitchell]], Gould spoke of his life's...more

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74 out of 100 Metascore®

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