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Release Date:
2 January 1970 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
It doesn't matter who the father is. Jenny has finally found someone to love.
Plot:
An unwed mother-to-be marries a total stranger avoiding the draft. She now has a father for her child and he doesn't have to go to the Army. But this marriage-of-convenience leads to a romance between the two. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. See more »
User Reviews:
RealityOfLifeIn1970 See more (4 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Marlo Thomas ... Jenny

Alan Alda ... Delano
Marian Hailey ... Kay

Elizabeth Wilson ... Mrs. Marsh

Vincent Gardenia ... Mr. Marsh
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fay Bernardi ... Woman

Philip Bruns ... Fred
Robby Galvin ... Boy

Michael Mislove

Charlotte Rae ... Bella Star
Stephen Strimpell ... Peter
Al Thomas ... Delano

Fred Willard

Estelle Winwood

Directed by
George Bloomfield 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
George Bloomfield 
Diana Gould  story
Martin Lavut 

Produced by
Edgar J. Scherick .... producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Small 
 
Cinematography by
David L. Quaid 
 
Film Editing by
Kent McKinney 
 
Art Direction by
Trevor Williams 
 
Set Decoration by
Alan Hicks  (as John Alan Hicks)
 
Costume Design by
Ann Roth 
 
Makeup Department
John Alese .... makeup artist
E. Thomas Case .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fred T. Gallo .... assistant director
Michael Hertzberg .... assistant director
 
Music Department
Michael Small .... conductor
 

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Also Known As:
"É Difícil Ser Feliz" - Brazil (imdb display title)
"Ai no okurimono" - Japan (imdb display title)
"Jenny" - Greece
"Jenny" - Norway (imdb display title)
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Runtime:
86 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Iceland:L | Singapore:PG | UK:AA (original rating) | UK:12 (video) | USA:M
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Trivia:
Not to be confused with a 1970 Australian documentary film called "Jenny", which won an award at the Cannes Film Festival in the social commentary category.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features A Place in the Sun (1951)See more »
Soundtrack:
Queen of FeelingSee more »

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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
RealityOfLifeIn1970, 4 March 2009
Author: ktbarton3 from Des Moines

To some who were either in soggy diapers or not even born, this movie lacks. However, getting out of the draft was a daily affair back in 1970. Even the most staunch supporters of "The War" admitted that Viet Nam or "Nam" was a one way ticket to mud, blood and gore.The direct method was to go to Canada which left some friends? and neighbors spitting mad. Having a child (no matter how or where) was VERY acceptable. The prevailing public feeling was that the chances of returning in one piece from 'Nam was not good.

Many of the people that were very directly affected by Viet Nam, during that time period, were a mess. Their actions seemed disjointed and their lives lacked many of the characteristics of what we now call normal living. It was a time of such uncertainty, and day to day confrontations that life is fragile and gone too quickly. This movie, in part, represents that time in a story form.

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