Woody Allen’s “Take the Money and Run” Film Night | Berkeley
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The Tannery | 708 Gilman St. Berkeley, CA 94710
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Take the Money and Run | Underground Film Night: Obscure Super 8 & 16mm Movies | Berkeley
February 16, 2014: Take the Money and Run (1969) 16mm/Color/Sound/85 min.
Virgil Starkwell (Woody Allen) enters a life of crime at a young age. The “plot” traces his crime spree, his first prison term and eventual escape, the birth and growth of his family, as well as his eventual capture at the hands of the FBI.
Filmed in San Francisco and San Quentin State Prison, Take the Money and Run received Golden Laurel nominations for Male Comedy Performance (Woody Allen) and Male New Face (Woody Allen), and a Writers Guild of America Award nomination for Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen (Woody Allen, Mickey Rose).
Director: Woody Allen
Writers: Woody Allen (original screenplay), Mickey Rose (original screenplay)
Stars: Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, Marcel Hillaire