A Thousand Clowns (1965)

12/13/1965 (US) ComedyDramaRomance 1h 58m
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...IT'S LAUGHTER FOR EVERYONE!

Overview

Twelve-year-old Nick lives with his Uncle Murray, a Mr.Micawber-like Dickensian character who keeps hoping something won't turn up. What turns up is a social worker, who falls in love with Murray and a bit in love with Nick. As the child welfare people try to force Murray to become a conventional man (as the price they demand for allowing him to keep Nick), the nephew, who until now has gloried in his Uncle's iconoclastic approach to life, tries to play mediator. But when he succeeds, he is alarmed by the uncle's willingness to cave in to society in order to save the relationship.

  1. Fred Coe

    Director

  2. Herb Gardner

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jason Robards

    Jason Robards

    Murray N. Burns

  2. Barbara Harris

    Barbara Harris

    Dr. Sandra 'Sandy' Markowitz

  3. Martin Balsam

    Martin Balsam

    Arnold Burns

  4. Gene Saks

    Gene Saks

    Leo Herman - 'Chuckles the Chipmunk'

  5. William Daniels

    William Daniels

    Albert Amundsen

  6. Barry Gordon

    Barry Gordon

    Nick

Full Cast & Crew

A Thousand Clowns

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

79

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