R | | Drama
A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York to seek personal fortune but, in the process, finds himself a new friend.
John Schlesinger admitted that there are some things that he would have changed, such as the overlong party sequence. But, for the most part, he felt he succeeded in making a film that was compassionate rather than bleak, one that truly captured "the mixture of ... ...
Whoopee-tee-yi-yo. Get along little dogies. It's your misfortune and none of my own.
When the main character, Voight, is hungry and destitute, he stops in a diner and sits with a weird mother and son. The son looks at the tracking camera not once but twice before dialog resumes. Easily edited, but left in, maybe on purpose.
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