Get To Know Your Rabbit

  • 1972
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

De Palma directed this heavy satire starring Smothers as a businessman fed up with the establishment. He enrolls in Orson Welles's school of magic and soon is performing his newly learned tricks while tap dancing. His free-spirited life soon grows reminiscent of the life he left behind, when his business manager tries to exploit him, subjecting him to the...read more

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Tom Smothers drops out of the rat race to be a magician in this offbeat comedy directed by Brian De Palma (Scarface, The Untouchables). He plays Donald Beeman, soon to go up in lights as Beeman the Marvelous. Trained in magic by the odd Mr. Delasandro (Orson Welles) and issued his own rabbit, Donald finds fulfillment - and a special admirer (Katharine Ross) - while wowing locals at strip clubs and gin mills. But the corporate life he thought he abandoned soon dogs his heels. Tap Dancing Musicians Inc., a 17-day "fantasy dropout camp" engineered by Donald's ex-boss (John Astin), becomes the in thing for slumming CEOs - and Donald is the widely proclaimed role model. Can Donald abracadabra his way out of this? Get to Know Your Rabbit-- and get ready to laugh.

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  • Released: 1972
  • Rating: R
  • Review: De Palma directed this heavy satire starring Smothers as a businessman fed up with the establishment. He enrolls in Orson Welles's school of magic and soon is performing his newly learned tricks while tap dancing. His free-spirited life soon grows reminisc… (more)

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