An industrialist and a pianist meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren’t on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives. Unfortunately, this artificial arrangement leads to greater and greater stress. Eventually the situation collapses when they come to pursue their original, individual interests without choosing a common path.
While on vacation in Mexico, unhappily married Marie Davenport summons the courage to tell her unknowing husband, Alex, that she is leaving him for her lover, Daniel Corvin. But before she gives him the bad news, Alex is involved in a boating accident — and Marie is unsure whether he’s dead or not. Faced with supernatural events, Marie turns back to Catholicism and seeks the help of Father Niles and Sister Martha.
Former football star Harry Joplin is down on his luck, both in his career and in his married life. He seems convinced of his own unworthiness, but a chance to play in a charity football game helps him see his life in a new light.
A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother’s death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby. The steps that she takes to free herself from her pimp and find a father for the baby are the central story of this movie.
Judy Berlin is an aspiring actress whose zippy idealism is at odds with her small suburban community, where a solar eclipse induces town inhabitants, including a lonely housewife, frustrated schoolteacher, and introverted failure to search for solace and understanding in themselves and each other.
After her father, Dracula, is killed, vampire Nadja launches a feud against her father’s murderer, Dr. Van Helsing. Nadja begins her revenge by attempting to seduce Van Helsing’s daughter, Lucy. But Van Helsing has also recruited Lucy’s twin brother, his son and his other children to bring down the vampires. As the family conspires against Nadja, she proves that she won’t be so easily defeated.
Laurie has been in show business since she was a child. Her dream is to be a singer, songwriter and actress. Her father wants her to be a comedian like him and Laurie only tries because it pleases her father. But she is a lousy comedian. She auditions for everything and is engaged to Ken, but Ken does not understand her needs. She has a one night stand with Chris, only to later find that he is a director. She has many emotions that have not yet been addressed and she must face them before she can get on with her life.
Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Robert T. Westbrook, the movie is about 23 year old Columbia University dropout (Stanley Sweetheart) who seeks his identity during the sexual revolution.