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British college professor seeks peace in a California beach house but has nothing but trouble from an uninvited female 'juvenile delinquent', a neighbor with a mischievous dog, and a bevy of amorous American woman.

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Libby Bushmill / Libby Smith
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Mike Pulaski
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Professor Bruce Patterson
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Helen Bushmill
Francesca Bellini ...
Gladys Schmidlapp
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Dr. Dylan Bowman
Ann Del Guercio ...
Roxanne Arlen ...
Mrs. Roberts
Alice Reinheart ...
Mrs. Bowman
Jessica Dachshund ...
Jessica
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Anthropology Professor Bruce Patterson (Terry Thomas) has the natural British charm that allures women automatically. When his fiancée Helen Bushmill (Celeste Holm) is abroad for an extended time, he has to fight the neighborhood ladies and his students away. Helen has failed to tell him that she has a seventeen year old daughter Libby (Tuesday Weld) who shows up at her mother's home unaware that she in engaged. Bruce's neighbor Mike (Richard Beymer) and his mischievous dachshund also get mixed up in the all the shenanigans happening around the "bachelor flat." Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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8 January 1962 (Sweden)  »

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Apartamento de Solteiro  »

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Costume designer William Travilla designed the iconic The Seven Year Itch dress that Marilyn Monroe wore in the subway scene. In this movie actress Roxanne Arlen is wearing one of the four original dresses Travilla sent to 20th Century Fox. See more »

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When the professor lifts the lid on the crate, Libby is buried under excelsior but when she climbs out she is only lying on top of it. See more »

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Gladys Schmidlapp: You're so wonderful; not cheating on a friend. I can't wait 'til you two become enemies.
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They just don't make'm like this any more.
27 March 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is such a wonderful little, "feelgood" film. Terry Thomas is just wonderful and so is Tuesday Weld. All the different characters work so well together. There are about 5 or 6 different storylines, all interwoven. This film is just the sort of film to relax with at the end of a hard workweek. Even the dog has a storyline!! If you are looking for a little film that will have you smiling at the end, I highly recommend this one.


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