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The Ladies Man (1961)

 -  Comedy  -  28 June 1961 (USA)
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After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he ... See full summary »

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Helen Traubel ...
Pat Stanley ...
Fay
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Himself
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Himself
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Willard C. Gainsborough
Gloria Jean ...
Gloria
Hope Holiday ...
Miss Anxious
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Himself
Westbrook Van Voorhis ...
Himself - TV Person to Person
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Miss Cartilage
Eddie Quillan ...
Wolf Man (scenes deleted)
Dee Arlen ...
Miss Liar
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After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job. He finally finds one in a big house which is inhabited by many, many women. Can he live in the same home with all these females? Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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28 June 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El terror de las chicas  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Trivia

During a 2008 interview, Mel Brooks noted that he wrote the original script for this movie, but since most of his work was excised from the final version asked that his name be removed from the credits. A handful of his comedy bits remain in the film, including a scene of Jerry Lewis dusting a trophy case and releasing the live butterflies within, and a scene in which Lewis goes through a car wash in a convertible with the top down. See more »

Goofs

Herberts mattress suddenly changes to an air-mattress the first evening he's going to bed. See more »

Quotes

Herbert H. Heebert: Hey, lady!
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Crazy Credits

The end credit reads "OVUR". See more »

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He Doesn't Know
Music by Harry Warren
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one of Lewis's best
28 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

Sure, it's spotty with its gags (what Lewis film isn't?) but it looks fantastic and the gags that work are hilarious...good sight gags with Buddy Lester, some funny surreal stuff (the lipstick on the painting, the butterfly collection and that great white room sequence with Harry James's Band and Miss Cartilage)..Lewis's reactions to "Baby" are a scream...even the opening titles bit with LOOK magazine is funny... ..downsides...well, the ad libbing with Kathleen Freeman doesn't always work and the serious story with Pat Stanley could be excised (for the better), but who cares?...this and Nutty Professor are definitely his best


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