Plot & Details
In this romance, an ex-Marine begins looking for a fellow Vietnam vet in hopes of making it as musicians in New York. He does not realize it, but he is driving in stolen cars. After being chased by the police, he ditches the cars and hitchhikes the New York. By the time he arrives, his pal has already left. At the friend's former apartment, the Marine gets romantic with a hippie chick and begins singing in the Village where he finds audiences unreceptive. He then boards a bus where he meets a young woman on her way to marry a Marine who ends up refusing to marry her. Soon she and the musical Marine are traveling companions. They are accompanied by a trick chicken, and a midget. Just as he finally finds his friend, the girl states that she is pregnant and the honorable fellow offers to marry her, but she will not. Then her old fiancé appears and a fight ensues. She ends up going with him. When the singer finally gets his big chance, he sees the girl watching him and realizes they are in love.
- Genre(s): Comedy,Drama
- Run Time: 95min.
- Director(s): Jack Haley, Jr.
- Starring: Glen Campbell , Kim Darby , Joe Namath , Carol Lynley , Pat Hingle
- Themes: Journey of Self-Discovery
- Tone: Light,Sweet,Wry
- Keywords: Marines, apartment, audition, bus, car, chase, employment, extramarital-affair, journey, love, midget, music, overbearing, performer, search, sister, songwriter, tracking [following], traveling, trip, veteran [military]
- Language: English