An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady. Her mission is to make contact with a rather nerdy young scientist, who's quite ... See full summary »
Barnaby Fulton is a research chemist working on a fountain of youth pill for a chemical company. While trying a sample dose on himself, he accidentally gets a dose of a mixture added to the water cooler and believes his potion is what is working. The mixture temporarily causes him to feel and act like a teenager, including correcting his vision. When his wife gets a dose that is even larger, she regresses even further into her childhood. When an old boyfriend meets her in this state, he believes that her never wanting to see him again means a divorce and a chance for him. Written by
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The exterior shots of the Oxley Chemical Co. office building where Barnaby works was actually the Executive Building on the 20th Century Fox studio lot. It is now known as the Old Executive Building. See more »
On one occasion, in the last reel, Oxley addresses Lois as 'Miss Monroe' rather than 'Miss Laurel' See more »
During the opening credits, an offscreen voice twice says, "Not yet, Cary" when Barnaby (Cary Grant) opens his front door to come outside. Each time, he closes the door again so the credits can continue. See more »
This is a good movie featuring Cary Grant as the scientist who found a rejuvenating formula. Follows a series a wacky adventure for professor Fulton and his wife, played by Ginger Rogers. Top notch performances by Grant and Rogers, but also by Charles Coburn and beautiful Marilyn Monroe. And let's not forget the monkeys!
7 out of 10.
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