The Loved One

  • 1965
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

This spoof of morticians and funerals captures much of the macabre hilarity in the Waugh novel but failed to impress critics at the time of release. It often sinks into broad burlesque due to Southern and Isherwood's heavy-handed script, but the laughs are still there. Morse, a naive, rather gawky character from England, visits his uncle, Gielgud, an aging,...read more

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01:03 — Robert Morse plays a bemused would-be poet who gets entangled with an unctuous cemetery entrepreneur (Jonathan Winters), a mom-obsessed mortician (Rod (more…)
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Robert Morse heads an all-star cast in the bizarre comedy The Loved One (1965) based on a novel by Evelyn Waugh.
(Movie Clip) I'll Do The Baby
First scene for chief embalmer Mr. Joyboy (Rod Steiger), at work on deceased Francis (John Gielgud) and determined to impress colleague Aimee (Anjanet (more…)
(Movie Clip) Wagging His Tail In Heaven
Dennis (Robert Morse) on his first house call for the pet cemetery, meets harried Kenton (Milton Berle) and his erratic spouse (Margaret Leighton), la (more…)
(Movie Clip) Perpetual Eternal
Liberace (as Mr. Starker) revels in his role as the casket specialist, for new customer Dennis (Robert Morse) and staffer Aimee (Anjanette Comer), in (more…)
(Movie Clip) What's My Disease?
English Francis (John Gielgud) working with Dusty (Robert Easton) on his accent, studio under-boss D.J. Jr. (Roddy McDowall) then taking a call, bad n (more…)
(Movie Clip) Megalopolitan Pictures
Brit Dennis (Robert Morse) meets American customs officer (James Coburn), then segue to D-J Jr. (Roddy McDowall), Harry (Jonathan Winters), Dusty (Rob (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This spoof of morticians and funerals captures much of the macabre hilarity in the Waugh novel but failed to impress critics at the time of release. It often sinks into broad burlesque due to Southern and Isherwood's heavy-handed script, but the laughs are… (more)

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