Charly (1968) was a Drama - Science Fiction Film directed by Ralph Nelson and produced by Ralph Nelson and Selig J. Seligman.
The film was based on the novel Flowers for Algernon and also Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Short Story written by Daniel Keyes published in 1966 (novel); April 1959 (magazine).
Academy Awards 1968 --- Ceremony Number 41 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Cliff Robertson||Won|
A Man Against a Mouse: Cliff Robertson in Charly (1968)By Virginie Pronovost on Oct 26, 2018 From The Wonderful World of Cinema
Two years after the first edition of her Disability in Films Blogathon, Robin from Pop Culture Reverie is back with a second edition of the event! This time, our mutual friend Crystal from In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood has joined her to co-host. In 2016, I explored physical disability wi... Read full article
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Convention speaker #1: Mr. Gordon... how do you feel at the present moment, about your development?
Charly Gordon: Grateful, sir.
Convention speaker #1: You are happy about it?
Charly Gordon: Yes.
Convention speaker #2: Why?
Charly Gordon: Because it has allowed me to... see.
Convention speaker #3: To see what?
Charly Gordon: The world.
Convention speaker #4: And what do you see in that world?
Charly Gordon: Well... my eyes are new, doctor, I...
Convention speaker #4: And what do they *see*, Mr. Gordon?
Charly Gordon: Things as they are.
Convention speaker #4: And?
Charly Gordon: And what they are becoming.
Convention speaker #5: Can you give me an example Mr. Gordon?
Charly Gordon: [quickly] No sir, you give me one.
Convention speaker #5: Very well...
Charly Gordon: Very well.
Charly Gordon: I was wondering why the people who would never dream of laughing at a blind or a crippled man would laugh at a moron?
Charly Gordon: Marry me, pretty girl, marry me.
Alice Kinnian: We will marry at... quarter past Wednesday on the 74th of November, and our anniversary will happily be... on those days where we both remember.
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