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Holiday for Lovers (1959)

Approved | | Comedy | 7 September 1959 (Sweden)
When the oldest daughter decides to stay in South America while on a school tour, her father decides to take the rest of the family there for vacation to find out why.

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When the oldest daughter decides to stay in South America while on a school tour, her father decides to take the rest of the family there for vacation to find out why.

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It's a holiday of JOY! A holiday of FUN!

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Joan Fontaine replaced Gene Tierney after Tierney collapsed, but Fontaine had an emotional breakdown as well, after which Jane Wyman signed for the role. See more »

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Rio de Janeiro
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Written by Ary Barroso
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The remake was much, much better
9 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

While I love Clifton Webb, he's one of my favorite actors. However, this movie was just okay. The remake, "Take Her, She's Mine" with James Stewart and Sandra Dee was considerably more entertaining.

In "Take Her, She's Mine" James Stewart's character keeps getting mistaken for the "actor" James Stewart. This is also one of the first movies that Sandra Dee transformed from the "cute, sweet little Gidget" type girl to "showing" that she was a fully grown woman.

There are also appearances by very young Bob Denver (Gilligan from Gilligan's Island), Jim Nabors (Gomer Pyle from the Andy Griffith Show and Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.), and James Brolin (Marcus Welby, M.D., The Amityville Horror - 1979 version, and Westworld.)


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