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Alice's Restaurant

Alice s Restaurant You can get anything you want there or so went Arlo Guthrie s song a lengthy monologue about a Thanksgiving dinner and how its aftermath kept Guthrie out of the Vietnam era draft Arthur Penn s movie

  • Title: Alice's Restaurant
  • Author: Arlo Guthrie
  • ISBN: 9780394176642
  • Page: 217
  • Format: Paperback
  • You can get anything you want there, or so went Arlo Guthrie s song, a lengthy monologue about a Thanksgiving dinner and how its aftermath kept Guthrie out of the Vietnam era draft Arthur Penn s movie version, which stars Guthrie, James Broderick, and Pat Quinn, has a shambling, good natured feel, much like Guthrie s epic tall tale But as it follows Guthrie s adventuresYou can get anything you want there, or so went Arlo Guthrie s song, a lengthy monologue about a Thanksgiving dinner and how its aftermath kept Guthrie out of the Vietnam era draft Arthur Penn s movie version, which stars Guthrie, James Broderick, and Pat Quinn, has a shambling, good natured feel, much like Guthrie s epic tall tale But as it follows Guthrie s adventures he gets arrested for improper disposal of Thanksgiving garbage and the arrest renders him unfit for military service, in the draft board s eyes , it also examines the freewheeling nature of relationships in that period and the toll that freedom took on those relationships Guthrie is a natural performer, particularly funny during the draft board sequence but the heart of the film is Quinn and Broderick s troubled marriage Marshall Fine

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    1. To quote Arlo, "How do you make a 90 minute movie out of an 18 minute song?" The answer is You make things up -- which is what the script writers did with the Alice and Ray characters. But the movie, and this little book, do show some of the absurdities, ironies and craziness of the era, all with an eye to the humor, as is found in the song (in all its incarnations).

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