All Don Baker wants is a place of his own away from his over-protective mother. Don's been blind since birth, but that doesn't stop him from setting up in a San Francisco apartment and making the acquaintance of his off-the-wall, liberated, actress neighbor Jill. Don learns the kind of things from Jill that his mother would never have taught him! And Jill learns from Don what growing up and being free is really all about.
I could love you if you'd let me.
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Did You Know?
The film was made and released about three years after its source stage play of the same name by Leonard Gershe
had been first performed in 1969. Gershe also penned the screenplay for this cinema movie adaptation. See more
At 1:00:38, the way Jill holds things changes, and then reverts. See more
[Don and Mrs. Baker are arguing over his decision to support himself as a singer
May I ask how you arrived at this brilliant decision?
It was elementary, my dear mother - by the process of elimination. I made a lengthy list of all the things I couldn't do... like commercial pilot. I don't think TWA would be too thrilled to have me fly their planes... nor United... nor Pan Am. Photographer? A definite out, along with ball player and cab driver. Matador didn't strike me as too promising. I ...
Butterflies Are Free
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
(as Steve Schwartz) See more