Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad (film)

Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad is a 1967 American black comedy film directed by Richard Quine, based on the 1962 play Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad: A Pseudoclassical Tragifarce in a Bastard French Tradition by Arthur L. Kopit. The screenplay was written by Ian Bernard. The film stars Rosalind Russell, Robert Morse and Barbara Harris; Harris was the only main cast member who had also appeared in the original, Off-Broadway production of the play.

Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad
Directed byRichard Quine
Produced byStanley Rubin
Ray Stark
Written byIan Bernard
Based onOh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad (play)
by Arthur L. Kopit
StarringRosalind Russell
Robert Morse
Barbara Harris
Hugh Griffith
Jonathan Winters
Music byNeal Hefti
CinematographyCharles Lawton Jr.
Geoffrey Unsworth
Edited byWarren Low
David Wages
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • February 15, 1967 (February 15, 1967)
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$2.175 million[1]

Plot

Described by Kopit as a "farce in three scenes", the story involves an overbearing mother who travels to a luxury resort in the Caribbean, bringing along her son and her deceased husband, preserved and in his casket.

Cast

References

  1. Dick, Bernard F. "Engulfed: the death of Paramount Pictures and the birth of corporate Hollywood" (p. 105). The University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (2001). ISBN 0-8131-2202-3.
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