A Fine Madness (1966)

A Fine Madness (1966)
Tagline: We should all be so crazy.
Category: Comedy, Drama
Director: Irvin Kershner
Cast: Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg, Patrick O’Neal, Colleen Dewhurst, Clive Revill, Werner Peters, John Fiedler, Kay Medford, Jackie Coogan, Zohra Lampert, Sorrell Booke, Sue Ane Langdon, Bibi Osterwald, Mabel Albertson
Rated: Unrated

plot summary

Samson Shillitoe, a frustrated poet and a magnet for women, is behind in his alimony payments, and lives with Rhoda, a waitress who stands by him through all his troubles. Samson becomes belligerent when he cannot find the inspiration to finish his big poem so Rhoda tries to get him to see the psychiatrist Dr. West, who claims to be able to cure writer’s block. Samson ends up begin pursued by various women while trying to evade the subpoena servers and finish his poem.

cast list

Sean Connery Samson Shillitoe
Joanne Woodward Rhoda Shillitoe
Jean Seberg Lydia West
Patrick O’Neal Dr. Oliver West
Colleen Dewhurst Dr. Vera Kropotkin
Clive Revill Dr. Menken
Werner Peters Dr. Vorbeck
John Fiedler Daniel K. Papp
Kay Medford Mrs. Fish
Jackie Coogan Mr. Fitzgerald
Zohra Lampert Mrs. Tupperman
Sorrell Booke Leonard Tupperman
Sue Ane Langdon Miss Walnicki
Bibi Osterwald Mrs. Fitzgerald
Mabel Albertson Chairwoman