The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
by Paul Newmanno-durationUnited States

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From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters, Ruth and Matilda. A middle-aged widowed eccentric, Beatrice is looking for her life in the classified ads while all about her is the rubble of an unkempt house. All she needs is the right opportunity, she says puffing on a cigarette. Poorly equipped to survive the vagaries of modern life, she has nonetheless always managed to muddle through. Ruth, epileptic and making her way through the rebellious phase of adolescence, seems doomed to make the same mistakes as her mother. Quiet Matilda, on the other hand, seeks refuge in her animals and her schoolwork.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Photo Director : Adam Holender
    • Production Compagny : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Newman-Foreman Company
    • Editing : Evan A. Lottman
    • Costume Design : Anna Hill Johnstone
    • Sound Recorder : Dennis Maitland
    • Original Music : Maurice Jarre
    • Set Decoration : Gene Callahan
    • Scenario : Alvin Sargent
    • Original Work Author : Paul Zindel
    • Producer : Paul Newman
    • Director : Paul Newman
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Year of production :
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : English

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