The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder

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The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder
Crazy World of Julius Vrooder.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Produced by Hugh Hefner
Edward L. Rissien
Arthur Hiller
Written by Daryl Henry
Starring Timothy Bottoms
Barbara Hershey
George Marshall
Music by Bob Alcivar
Cinematography David M. Walsh
Edited by Robert C. Jones
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date
  • October 18, 1974 (1974-10-18) (U.S.)
Running time
98 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $1.7 million[1]

The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder is a 1974 film from Playboy Enterprises directed by Arthur Hiller and produced by Hugh Hefner. This was the final film for actor George Marshall.[2]


A Vietnam veteran who lives at the V.A. Hospital escapes and builds an underground fortress next to the highway. He keeps it decent and plans some other actions, including getting free light and phone service. While a few people and the police try to find him, Vrooder finds love with a doctor (Barbara Hershey).

Main cast[edit]

Actor Role
Timothy Bottoms Vrooder
Barbara Hershey (as Barbara Seagull) Zanni
George Marshall Corky
Lawrence Pressman Passki
Albert Salmi Splint
Michael Cristofer Alessini

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Solomon, Aubrey. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. ISBN 978-0-8108-4244-1. p257
  2. ^

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