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The Adding Machine (film)

 

The Adding Machine (film)

The Adding Machine
Directed by Jerome Epstein
Produced by Jerome Epstein
Written by Jerome Epstein
Elmer Rice (play)
Starring Milo O'Shea
Phyllis Diller
Billie Whitelaw
Sydney Chaplin
Raymond Huntley
Music by Mike Leander
Lambert Williamson
Cinematography Walter Lassally
Ronnie Fox Rogers
Edited by Gerry Hambling
Release dates 23 September 1969
Running time 100 minutes
Budget $500,000[1]

The Adding Machine is a 1969 American-British fantasy drama film produced, written, and directed by Jerome Epstein. It is based on a stage production of the 1923 Elmer Rice play directed by Jerome Epstein in Los Angeles in the 1940s.

Contents

  • Plot summary 1
  • Cast 2
  • Reception 3
  • References 4

Plot summary

An accountant whose job is about to be taken over by a comptometer (a primitive adding machine) starts to re-examine his life and his priorities.[2]

Cast

Reception

The movie (and the play) received a rather critical 1969 review from Roger Greenspun.[3]

References

  1. ^ Alexander Walker, Hollywood, England, Stein and Day, 1974 p346
  2. ^ The Adding Machine at the Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ Greenspun, Roger (September 24, 1969). "The Adding Machine (1969)". The New York Times. 


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