Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues
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Directed byPaul Williams
Screenplay byDavid Odell
Paul Williams
Based onDealing: or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues by Michael Crichton and Douglas Crichton
Produced byEdward R. Pressman
StarringRobert F. Lyons
Barbara Hershey
John Lithgow
Charles Durning
Joy Bang
Ellen Barber
Paul Sorvino
CinematographyEd Brown
Edited bySidney Katz
Music byMichael Small
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
February 25, 1972
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues is a 1972 film based on the 1970 novel of the same name by Michael Crichton and Douglas Crichton, published under the pseudonym Michael Douglas.

It was American independent film directed by Paul Williams and starred Robert F. Lyons and John Lithgow in his film debut in the supporting role of John, the campus drug dealer. Barbara Hershey appears in the role of the novice drug courier, Susan, who loses the bag of bricks on a cross-country flight from Berkeley to Boston.

Plot

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Cast

Production

Film rights were bought in 1970.[1] Filming took place in San Francisco and Boston[2]

Reception

The Washington Post called it "a rather feckless attempt at a hip thriller".[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Martin, Betty (Sep 5, 1970). "MOVIE CALL SHEET: Kennedy, Stewart Signed". Los Angeles Times. p. a7.
  2. ^ "A Fistful of Moves for Clint Eastwood". Los Angeles Times. May 6, 1971. p. g19.
  3. ^ Gary Arnold. (Feb 26, 1972). "'Tediously Low Key': Film". The Washington Post. p. E7.