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The Projectionist (1971)





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In Harry Hurwitz' cult favorite, Chuck McCann portrays the lonely projectionist in a New York movie house who imagines himself the heroic star of the films he watches; through superimposing new footage with old film stock, Hurwitz makes the character's dreams come to life on screen.
Classics , Comedy
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Maglan Films


Chuck McCann
as Projectionist/Captain Flash
Ina Balin
as The Girl
Rodney Dangerfield
as Renaldi/The Bat
Jara Kohout
as Candy Man/Scientist
Robert Staats
as TV Pitchman
Robert King
as Premiere Announcer
Stephen Phillips
as Minister
Clara Rosenthal
as Crazy Lady
Jacquelyn Glenn
as Nude on Bearskin
Morocco Omari
as Belly Dancer
Mike Gentry
as Ushers/Henchman
Lucky Kargo
as Ushers/Henchman
Robbie Lee
as Usher-Batman
Sam Stewart
as Ushers/Henchman
Robert Lee
as Ushers/Henchman
Alex Stevens
as Ushers/Henchman
David Holiday
as Fat Man/Bat's Henchman
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Critic Reviews for The Projectionist

All Critics (1)

The comedy could have been funnier and more imaginative. I wanted to like it better.

Full Review… | January 8, 2014
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Audience Reviews for The Projectionist

Seriously disjointed homage to movies! Lots of great ideas, but this movie seems edited by chimps! Randomly bounces from one moment to the next. And, that is unfortunate since this could have been really cool!

John Miller
John Miller

inbteresting 70's curio//rewatch: gotta love rodney pure cinemagic reminds me of cinema paradiso with clearances

Gregory Wood
Gregory Wood

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