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An intelligent, eccentric high school senior devotes his life to indulging the every whim of the beautiful girl he adores in this quirky, dark-humored comedy. Roddy McDowall plays Alan Musgrave, an odd duck who immediately falls for the school's new student, Barbara Ann Greene (Tuesday Weld). Using his quick wits, he helps her win acceptance amongst the popular girls and a cushy job in the principal's office. Never demanding anything in return, Alan doesn't even complain when she falls for an upper-class college boy, and he does everything he can to bring the two together. However, as time passes, this seemingly well-intentioned dedication spins out of control, with results that become increasingly bizarre and even potentially fatal. The irreverent attitude and erratic tone may be an acquired taste, but the film's audacious humor and idiosyncratic approach have won it a cult following. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi

  • Release date:February 21, 1966

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Berlin International Film Festival Lola Albright Silver Bear for Best Actress 1966 Winner

Cast

Roddy McDowall
as Alan "Mollymauk" Musgrave
Tuesday Weld
as Barbara Ann Greene
Lola Albright
as Marie Green
Martin West
as Bob Barnard
Ruth Gordon
as Stella Barnard
Harvey Korman
as Weldon Emmett
Lynn Carey
as Sally Grace
Max Showalter
as Howard Greene
Judith Loomis
as Mrs. Butch Neuhauser
Joseph Mell
as Dr. Lippman
Dan Frazer
as Used Car Salesman
Martine Bartlett
as Inez
Jo Collins
as Kitten
Martin Gabel
as Harry Belmont
Laurie Mitchell
as Jack's Wife
Vicki London
Hal Baylor
as Jack

Crew

George Axelrod
Director
George Axelrod
Producer
George Axelrod
Screenwriter
Al Hine
Book Author
Daniel L. Fapp
Cinematographer
William Lyon
Editor
Raphael Bretton
Set Designer
Paula Giokaris
Costume Designer
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