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The World of Henry Orient

Released 1964
Distributor United Artists

Peter Sellers is the titular self-absorbed pianist, but George Roy Hill’s charming, bittersweet‚ film belongs to the two young girls who idolize him. New York City at its most attractive is almost a character in itself, thanks to Boris Kaufman’s sparkling cinematography. Here is a 2012 New Yorker recap of the later events in the lives of the movie’s young stars : A Star is Born, Lost, and Found : The New Yorker

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About Larry Karaszewski

Larry Karaszewski and his writing/directing/producing partner Scott Alexander are best known for writing unusual true stories.  Their current release is “Dolemite is My Name” featuring Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore. The duo previously created the hit television miniseries “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” for which they won the Golden Globe, Emmy, PGA and WGA Awards. They also won the Golden Globe and WGA Award for the film “The People vs Larry Flynt.” Other movies include the Oscar winning “Ed Wood” (WGA nomination), “Big Eyes” (Independent Spirit nomination), “Auto Focus" and “Man on the Moon.” The team has been inducted into the Final Draft Screenwriting Hall of Fame.  Larry is also a Governor for writers branch, co-chair of the International Feature Film category, and a Vice President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

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