Film Screening

Thursday, June 23, 2011
I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!

Part of Stein High/Stein Low

I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!

Date + Time

Thursday, June 23, 2011
7:00 p.m.


Phyllis Wattis Theater


Hy Averback, 1968, 92 min., video

Averback's 1968 film stars Peter Sellers as Harold Fine, an uptight lawyer who is uninspired with approaching middle age and his upcoming nuptials. Harold's life is changed forever when he falls in love with Nancy, a free-spirited young hippie who turns him on with a "groovy" brownie recipe taken out of Alice B. Toklas's infamous cookbook.

Admission + Ticketing

$5 general; free for SFMOMA members or with museum admission (requires a free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium); does not include entry to The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde.

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Image: Hy Averback, I Love You, Alice B. Toklas (still), 1968; photo: courtesy PhotoFest NYC