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Harold and Maude (20-Dec-1971)

Director: Hal Ashby

Writer: Colin Higgins

Songs Composed and Performed by: Cat Stevens

Producers: Colin Higgins; Charles B. Mulvehill

Keywords: Dark Comedy, May-September Romance

Harold, a morbid, upper class teenage boy attends funerals, watches buildings demolish, and stages elaborate suicides for the benefit of his mother. At a funeral he meets Maude, a free-spirited septuagenarian with a much brighter outlook on life; they fall in love even as Harold's mother enrolls him in a computer dating service. Entered 1997 into the National Film Registry.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bud Cort
29-Mar-1948   Harold in Harold and Maude
Cyril Cusack
26-Nov-1910 7-Oct-1993 Gone to Earth
Ruth Gordon
30-Oct-1896 28-Aug-1985 Rosemary's Baby
Tom Skerritt
25-Aug-1933   Viper in Top Gun


Ruth Gordon   ...   Maude
Bud Cort   ...   Harold
Vivian Pickles   ...   Mrs. Chasen
Cyril Cusack   ...   Glaucus
Charles Tyner   ...   Uncle Victor
Ellen Geer   ...   Sunshine Doré
Eric Christmas   ...   Priest
G. Wood   ...   Psychiatrist
Judy Engles   ...   Candy Gulf
Shari Summers   ...   Edith Phern
Tom Skerritt   ...   Motorcycle Officer
Susan Madigan   ...   Girlfriend
Ray Goman   ...   Police Officer
Gordon DeVol   ...   Police Officer
Harvey Brumfield   ...   Police Officer
Henry Dieckoff   ...   Butler
Philip Schultz   ...   Doctor
Sonia Sorrell   ...   Head Nurse
Margot Jones   ...   Student Nurse
Barry Higgins   ...   Intern


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