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The Late Film: Charly


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Cliff Robertson , Claire Bloom with Lilia Skala , Leon Janney
Charly Gordon , a 30-year-old man with the mind of a child of six, is the butt of cruel jokes from his workmates whom he regards as friends. Touched by Charly's determined but hopeless efforts to improve himself, night-school-teacher Alice Kinian takes him to a clinic specialising in mental retardation.
Based on the short story and novel Flowers for Algernon by DANIEL KEYES
Produced and directed by RALPH NELSON Films: page 21


Unknown: Cliff Robertson
Unknown: Claire Bloom
Unknown: Lilia Skala
Unknown: Leon Janney
Unknown: Charly Gordon
Unknown: Daniel Keyes
Directed By: Ralph Nelson
Charly Gordon: Cliff Robertson
Alice Kinian: Claire Bloom
Dr Richard Nemur: Leon Janney
Dr Anna Straus: Lilia Skala
Bert: Dick van Patton
Joey: William Dwyer
Gimpy: Ed McNally
Paddy: Dan Morgan
Hank: Barney Martin
Mrs Apple: Ruth White
Eddie: Frank Dolan

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