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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Storyline

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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He's a handyman in a Hollywood hotel -- for girls only! See more »

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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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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During this production Jerry Lewis attached a small video camera to the side of his 35mm camera, in effect, pioneering the "video assist" system that is standard on just about every feature film today. See more »

Goofs

Jerry dismantles the bunk beds before he goes to sleep. However, when he runs back to his room after he sees all of the girls, the bed bunk beds are put back together. See more »

Quotes

Herbert H. Heebert: Hey, lady!
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Crazy Credits

The end credit reads "OVUR". See more »

Connections

Featured in Jerry Lewis - König der Komödianten (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Bang Tail
Music by Harry James
Played by Harry James (trumpet) and His Band
Danced by Jerry Lewis and Francesca Bellini
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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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