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PG| 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
Charly Gordon (Cliff Robertson), who has an IQ of 69, is constantly derided by his boss and fellow employees at the bakery where he works. His efforts to read and write prove fruitless. But when Dr. Straus (Lilia Skala) offers Charly an opportunity to participate in a radical medical experiment, he becomes a certified genius. The newly educated Charly develops feelings for his teacher, Alice Kinian (Claire Bloom), but their happiness is threatened by an unforeseen complication.

Cast: Cliff Robertson , Claire Bloom , Lilia Skala , Leon Janney , Dick Van Patten , William Dwyer , Skipper McNally , Dan Morgan

Director: Ralph Nelson

Genres: Fantasy

Distributor: Cinerama Releasing Corporation [us]

Charly (1968)

Release Date: November 23rd, 1968|1 hr. 46 min.

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Cliff Robertson, Uncle Ben in 'Spider-Man,' Dies at Age 88

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Sharon Knolle on September 11, 2011

Rest in peace, Cliff Robertson. The actor died Saturday, September 10, of natural causes, just one day after his 88th birthday. He won a Best Actor Oscar for his role in the 1968 tearjerker 'Charly,' ...

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