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The Loved One (1965) was a Comedy - Film Adaptation Film directed by Tony Richardson and produced by Haskell Wexler, John Calley and Neil Hartley.

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Warner Archive Blu-ray: Robert Morse and a Crazy Cast of Cameos in The Loved One (1965)

By KC on Jun 27, 2017 From Classic Movies

The Loved One takes a look at the superficial rot in society and gleefully flashes a pair of fangs. This satire of Hollywood, the funeral industry and grand gestures hiding devious acts jabs at corruption and greed. It's full of cameos, some performed by actors who for the most part have glossy, unc... Read full article


The Loved Ones (2009)

By Kristen on Feb 9, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film

I’m a huge fan of foreign horror films, mostly because their horror movies are better than the ones made in the good old USA. ?So far in my exploration of foreign horror movies I’ve discovered the French are the most depraved (read my review of Inside), the British have great stories, th... Read full article


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Dennis Barlow: Aimee, wait. Now... My dear girl, don't you realize? It's only been money that's been holding me back.
Aimee Thanatogenous: An American would despise himself for living off his wife.
Dennis Barlow: Yes, but you see, I'm English, and we have none of these prejudices in the older and more developed civilizations.


Immigration Officer: Is that some kind of Beatles haircut?


Dennis Barlow: They say dear Francis Hinsley, they say that you were hung. With red protruding eyeballs and black protruding tongue.


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Facts about

According to Robert Morse, director Tony Richardson held John Gielgud in great esteem, and before Gielgud arrived to film his scenes, took Morse aside and asked him to be particularly nice to him.
During the studio canteen scene between 'Robert Morse' and John Gielgud, an extra can be seen in the background wearing the monster mask from The Outer Limits episode "The Sixth Finger".
Ruth Gordon and Jayne Mansfield were both cut from the released print of the film.
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