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Release Date:
23 April 1957 (Sweden) See more »
It's all about you know what . . . and you know it's wonderful! See more »
Ginger Rogers, Dan Dailey's bored housewife, seeks psychiatric help from Dr. David Niven who also solves his own emotional problems. | Add synopsis »
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Dan Dailey ... Arthur Turner

Ginger Rogers ... Mildred Turner

David Niven ... Dr. Alan Coles

Tony Randall ... Cobbler

Barbara Rush ... Myra Hagerman

Natalie Schafer ... Mrs. Day
Rachel Stephens ... Miss Tacher

John Wengraf ... Dr. Krauss
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cheryll Clarke ... Melba (uncredited)

Clancy Cooper ... Mounted Policeman (uncredited)
Charles Davis ... Steward (uncredited)
Harry Denny ... Clergyman (uncredited)

Franklyn Farnum ... Passenger (uncredited)
Joel Fluellen ... Cab Driver (uncredited)
Renny McEvoy ... Bartender (uncredited)
Monty O'Grady ... Clergyman (uncredited)

Franklin Pangborn ... Steamship Clerk (uncredited)
Les Raymaster ... Clergyman (uncredited)
Hal Taggart ... Clergyman (uncredited)
Alfred Tonkel ... Clergyman (uncredited)

Directed by
Nunnally Johnson 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Edward Chodorov  play
Nunnally Johnson 

Produced by
Nunnally Johnson .... producer
Original Music by
Cyril J. Mockridge 
Hugo Friedhofer (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Charles G. Clarke 
Film Editing by
Marjorie Fowler 
Casting by
Owen McLean (uncredited)
Art Direction by
Maurice Ransford 
Lyle R. Wheeler 
Set Decoration by
Stuart A. Reiss 
Walter M. Scott 
Costume Design by
Charles Le Maire 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
Helen Turpin .... hair stylist
William Buell .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Mildred Quinn .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
William Eckhardt .... unit manager (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hal Herman .... assistant director
Mike Salamunovich .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Alfred Bruzlin .... sound recordist
Harold A. Root .... sound recordist
Charles Peck .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Richard Talmadge .... stager of fights (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Don Anderson .... camera operator (uncredited)
William Cronjager .... assistant camera (uncredited)
David McEwen .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
George J. Light .... assistant casting director (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Josephine Brown .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Wesley Trist .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Music Department
Lionel Newman .... conductor
Edward B. Powell .... orchestrator
David Raksin .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Other crew
Teresa Brachetto .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Phil Brown .... technical advisor (uncredited)
Rose Steinberg .... dialogue coach (uncredited)

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Additional Details

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90 min | 86 min (FMC Library Print)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
4-Track Stereo (Westrex Recording System)

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Oh, Brother!, 13 November 2005
Author: marcslope from New York, NY

There's a Mike Nichols and Elaine May LP sketch about psychiatry (she's the libidinous doctor, he's the patient) from around the same time that manages to do in three minutes what this movie fails to accomplish in an hour and a half: make hilarious sport of the sexual undercurrents implicit in the doctor-patient relationship. This one's done in by a stagy screenplay derived from a hit Broadway sex comedy of the day, an ugly production, and some howlers of miscasting. David Niven's supposed to be a promising young psychiatrist; he's 50 and looks it, and he's mismatched against Barbara Rush as his fiancée, an ostensibly adorable sprite who comes off as grating by today's standards. Dan Dailey (rather good, despite formidable odds) is an "amusingly" alcoholic stage star married to Ginger Rogers, who -- interestingly, given her starring role in "Lady in the Dark" years before -- once again is the woman on the couch who needs to be dominated by an alpha male to be happy. Tony Randall, in what could be considered a warmup for Felix Unger, is the sniveling, fussy, paranoid anhedoniac mixed up in this mixed-up crowd. Writer-director Johnson tries to slam the laughs across, lapsing into overwritten, over-directed fantasy scenes (though it's fun to see Rogers framed by an aluminum-foil halo, like a child in a Christmas pageant) and easy happy endings for nearly all concerned that one doesn't buy for a minute. And, typical of big studio comedies of the time, the characters drink and drink, which is supposed to be hilarious, and meet via unconvincing coincidences (Randall just happens to look up Rush the same night that Dailey does; both just happen to have had flings with her years before; both have just met Niven that very day, who's supposed to sail with her on a honeymoon cruise the next day; etc.). Interesting for the sociology, I guess, as psychiatry was going mainstream, and middle American audiences could chortle at the zany, immature doings of this allegedly smart, cosmopolitan set. But it's a pretty leaden comedy, even by the not-high standards of the time.

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