The Loved One

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The Loved One ★★½ 1965

A fa mously outlandish, deathmocking farce based on Evelyn Waugh's satire about a particularly horrendous California funeral parlor/cemetery and how its denizens do business. A shrill, protracted spearing of American capitalism. 118m/B VHS, DVD . Robert Morse, John Gielgud, Rod Steiger, Liberace, Anjanette Comer, Jonathan Winters, James Coburn, Dana Andrews, Milton Berle, Tab Hunter, Robert Morley, Lionel Stander, Margaret Leighton, Roddy McDowall, Bernie Kopell, Alan Napier, Paul Williams, Barbara Nichols, Jamie Farr; D: Tony Richardson; W: Terry Southern, Christopher Isherwood; C: Haskell Wexler; M: John Addison.