Paramount at the Movies Presents: Harold and Maude [PG]

Paramount at the Movies Presents: Harold and Maude [PG]

Movies | 08/25/2021 | 3:00PM

1971 | PG | Runtime: 1 hour, 31 minutes

They were meant to be. But exactly what they were meant to be is not quite clear.

A 50-year-old classic cult film that features one of the screen’s most unlikely pairs. It will defy everything you’ve ever seen or known about screen lovers. Bud Cort is Harold, a young man bored with wealth but interested in death. And Ruth Gordon is Maude, a wonderful old rascal who can see nothing but good intention in the world. Hal Ashby (Coming Home, Being There) directed from Colin Higgins’ (Four Play) first script. An outrageously funny and affecting film that proves love has no boundaries. Cat Stevens provides an uplifting musical score.

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Did you know?

  • When Maude and Harold steal the police officer’s motorcycle, Bud Cort accidentally hit himself in the head with the shovel, but just kept going for the sake of the shot.
  • In all shots of Ruth Gordon (Maude) driving the hearse it is being towed because she never learned how to drive a car.
  • The scenes in which Harold turns to look at the camera after successfully scaring off his first date, and when he does “the finger” behind his mother’s back after she sees the Jaguar turned into a Hearse, were not in the script, rather, they were improvised by Bud Cort.
  • Maude’s picture frames are empty. In Colin Higgins’s book, Harold asks why she removed the photographs (the scene was not used in the movie). Maude tells him they mocked her by their images remaining sharp even as her memories were fading, implying that she is suffering from Alzheimer’s or a similar form of dementia.

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Ticket Prices

  • $ 5.00 Youth (12 & Under)
  • $ 6.50 Senior
  • $ 8.00 Adult

Schedule of Events

  • August 25, 2021 | 3:00PM
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Cast

  • Bud Cort as "Harold"
  • Ruth Gordon as "Maude"
  • Vivian Pickles as "Mrs. Chasen"

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