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All in a Night's Work (1961)

 -  Comedy  -  22 March 1961 (USA)
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Colonel Ryder, the publisher of a magazine, dies while on vacation. Tony, his swinging nephew, inherits the magazine and takes over. Presently, the magazine is planning to expand and to do ... See full summary »

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Tony Ryder
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Katie Robbins
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Warren Kingsley, Jr.
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Dr. Warren Kingsley Sr. (as Charlie Ruggles)
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Marge Coombs
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Lasker
John Hudson ...
Jerome Cowan ...
Sam Weaver
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Oliver Dunning
Ralph Dumke ...
Baker
Mabel Albertson ...
Mrs. Kingsley Sr.
Rex Evans ...
Carter
Mary Treen ...
Miss Schuster
Roy Gordon ...
Albright
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O'Hara
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Colonel Ryder, the publisher of a magazine, dies while on vacation. Tony, his swinging nephew, inherits the magazine and takes over. Presently, the magazine is planning to expand and to do so they need some capital. Tony's trying to arrange a loan through his friend. He is then informed by the hotel detective of the hotel that his uncle died in, that on the night of his death, a woman, wearing only a towel, came out of his room, and ran away before the detective could catch up with her. They suspect that the Colonel was "with" her on the night he died, cause he was smiling when he died. Tony and two of his uncle's confidants are worried that not only if the bank hears of this they will not get the loan but the magazine wholesome image could be tarnished. So they ask the detective to stay around so he could identify her. What they don't know is that the woman is Katie Robbins, one of the magazine's researchers and that she entered the room by "accident". When the detective identifies ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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It's nice work - and you can get it!

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When Dr. Warren Kingsley Sr. and Mrs. Kingsley visit at Katie's home the shadow of the microphone is visible on the wall. See more »

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Katie Robbins: Congratulations are in order for me. I am the ten-millionth lady to cross this bridge!
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Charming "Rat-Pack" Comedy
6 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine are teamed in a charming romantic comedy reminiscent of the Day/Huson outings. Martin is the playboy heir to a family fortune, who owes his life to MacLaine, who saves him from drowning in a swimming pool. A series of coincidences make everyone believe the young beauty was "involved" with Martin's rich uncle, who mysteriously passed on in his hotel room. Who can blame anyone's wicked thoughts, when MacLaine apparently escaped the old millionaire's room wearing nothing but a bath towel.

This is pure Hollywood fun, complete with that special dose of naughtiness, briefly popular during the early 60s, until that sort of comedy was again frowned upon as tasteless. Enjoy the two Rat-Packers (Martin and MacLaine) in a bit of lavish escapism from Paramount Studio's Golden Age!


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