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Cast

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Chris Walters
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Alice Walters nee Gans
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Bud
Loring Smith ...
Arthur Gans / Grandpa
Monique van Vooren ...
Jeanette Revere
Phyllis Povah ...
Lillian Gans / Grandma
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Millie the Maid
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Debbie Walters
Kevin Coughlin ...
Ockie Walters
Don Grusso ...
Johnson TV delivery man
William Dwyer
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Hotel Earle Desk Clerk (as David F. Doyle)
Don De Leo
John Call
Sam Locante
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Living in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of New York City, working class lawyer Chris Walters and his wife, the former Alice Ganz, are celebrating their thirteenth anniversary in wedded bliss with their two children, Ockie and Debbie. On the anniversary day, Chris and Alice even decide on the spur of the moment to recreate a romantic tryst they had from years earlier. The only major disagreement Chris and Alice seem to have in their life is on the presence or not of a television set in the house, Chris who believes one will ruin the family dynamic. Things for the Walters take a turn for the worse when first Alice's parents buy their daughter and son-in-law a television set as a gift, and second, while in a drunken stupor at the anniversary party, Chris divulges a secret to Alice's parents that was kept solely between Alice and himself for fourteen years. Both incidents result in an argument between Chris and Alice. Going from bad to worse, daughter Debbie believes her parents may be ... Written by Huggo

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Allen Swift dubbed a line into the movie for the TV premiere in which 'David Niven''s character expressed remorse for having relations with his wife before their marriage. See more »

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Animated anniversary cards are opened in between the opening credits. See more »

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I Don't Regret a Thing
Music by Robert Allen
Lyrics by Al Stillman (as Al Stillman)
Sung behind the credits by chorus
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Happy Anniversary is not very entertaining
20 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

I have caught some of this this morning because the little girl that was playing in it was the same little girl that played Helen Keller on The Miracle Worker (1962). Looking quite different here, she puts on a cutesy nails-on-a-chalkboard Shirley Temple (if I may say so) voice which sometimes disturbed me about her earlier work. She looks a little like Natalie Wood or Margaret O'Brien. But her acting was pretty charming. None of the actors did an exceptional job, everybody had some forced moments.

The girl in there is obnoxious and precocious like her brother, she fights with her brother and I know that that can be that way with siblings, especially when they get older but they were still precociously insolent. Even to their parents, the children disregard the rules. That may not have been clichéd those days but it just didn't age well.

The movie pretty much only manages a chuckle out of me. The romance was just saccharine. And some of the scenes were forced.


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