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Release Date:
December 1971 (USA) See more »
The Girl and Boy in "Cactus in the Snow" Decide to 1. Buy Her a Nightie 2. Ride a Merry-Go-Round 3. Walk by the Sea 4. See a Movie 5. Take a Drive 6. Eat a Hamburger 7. Well, You Know - Getting to Number 7 Makes "Cactus in the Snow" Funny, Beautiful and Tender See more »
In this comedy/drama, a young American soldier desperately wants to lose his virginity before he's shipped off to Vietnam... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews: Can't Have Everything See more (7 total) »


  (in credits order)

Richard Thomas ... Harley MacIntosh
Mary Layne ... Cissy

Lucille Benson ... Mrs. Sawyer

Oscar Beregi Jr. ... Mr. Albert
Jan Burrell ... Woman Pharmacist
Ruby Dake ... Dolores
Joe Di Reda ... Mr. Harris (as Joseph di Reda)

Dennis Fimple ... Mr. Murray

Corey Fischer ... Bartender
Hugh Fischer ... Drill Instructor

Daniel D. Halleck ... Seymour (as Dan Halleck)
Stan Kamber ... Cal Beamish
Maggie King ... Rhoda
Tiger Joe Marsh ... Cab Driver
Gregory Mead ... Joe

Christopher Mitchum ... George
Beatriz Monteil ... Valerie

Tani Guthrie ... Mrs. Harris (as Tani Phelps)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jerry Brutsche ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Buddy Garion ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Dan Gorman ... (uncredited)
Gregory Irvin ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Amy Miller ... (uncredited)
Belinda Palmer ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Karen Smith ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Lesley Woods ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Directed by
A. Martin Zweiback  (as Martin Zweibach)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
A. Martin Zweiback  (as Martin Zweibach)

Produced by
Louis Brandt .... producer (as Lou Brandt)
Rudy Durand .... executive producer
Maurie M. Suess .... associate producer
Original Music by
Joe Parnello 
Cinematography by
David M. Walsh (director of photography)
Film Editing by
William Sands 
Set Decoration by
Morris Hoffman (uncredited)
Makeup Department
Dave Grayson .... makeup supervisor
Kaye Pownall .... hair style supervisor
Production Management
Maurie M. Suess .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John C. Chulay .... assistant director
Joe Nayfack .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Richard Beck-Meyer .... visual consultant (as Rick Beck-Meyer)
Arthur Friedrich .... property master (as Arthur J. Friedrich)
Fred Westcott .... prop assistant (uncredited)
Sound Department
Glenn E. Anderson .... sound recordist
Patrick Mitchell .... boom operator (uncredited)
John Muchmore .... recordist (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Wilbur Gossman .... camera operator
Fred Russell .... key grip
Joseph R. Smith .... lighting technician
Bud Bennet .... generator operator (uncredited)
Bruce Catlin .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Richard N. Hannah .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Norbert Haring .... grip (uncredited)
Jack E. Kelly .... lamp operator (uncredited)
Barton Palmer .... cableman (uncredited)
Henry Polito .... dolly grip (uncredited)
Steven D. Smith .... lamp operator (uncredited)
Delson Stine .... best boy (uncredited)
Homer Van Pelt .... still photographer (uncredited)
Lionel White .... second grip (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robert Magahay .... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Sharon Thober .... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Robert Swink .... supervising film editor
Music Department
Johnny Magnus .... music consultant
Joe Parnello .... conductor
Other crew
Phill Norman .... titles: Cinefx
Meta Rebner .... script continuity (as Meta Wilde)
Hank Fine .... unit publicist (uncredited)
Rolly Harper .... caterer (uncredited)
Joe Longo .... craft service (uncredited)
Chuck Murray .... auditor (uncredited)
Pat Nichols .... secretary to producer (uncredited)
Sylvia T. Smith .... production secretary (uncredited)


Additional Details

Also Known As:
"You Can't Have Everything" - , Ireland (English title) (imdb display title)
"Amor en la nieve" - Peru (imdb display title)
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USA:90 min
Color (Technicolor)
Sound Mix:
USA:PG | USA:GP (original rating)


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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful. Can't Have Everything, 11 May 2002
Author: richardroo from clitheroe, england

Now it's a long time since I was a virgin, but those painful memories still remain.

Saw this film in the UK once only, when I was a 16-year old virgin in 1970. Knew the theme of the film - hoped it might give me some tips to lose mine....

Went with a 'worldy-wise' mate of mine.......

A painful story of adolescent youth looking for that special something....and he found it - true love.

I'd love to see it again, but not with my wife or two children present. Don't want 'em to realise what a real sentimental sod I am !

Regards to all film fans.

See it if you can !

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