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Bon Voyage! (1962)

 -  Family | Comedy | Adventure  -  17 May 1962 (USA)
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The Willards from Terre Haute, Indiana, travels abroad for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation in Paris, France. Harry Willard believes that the greatest problem will be avoiding tap water, but ... See full summary »

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Harry Willard
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Katie Willard
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Nick O'Mara
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Amy Willard
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Countessa 'La Comtesse' DuFresne
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Elliott Willard
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Madame Clebert
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Skipper Willard
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Rudolph Hunschak
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The Girl
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Horace Bidwell
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Judge Henderson (as Howard I. Smith)
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The Tight Suit (as Casey Adams)
James Millhollin ...
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The Willards from Terre Haute, Indiana, travels abroad for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation in Paris, France. Harry Willard believes that the greatest problem will be avoiding tap water, but bringing his three children will prove to be more troublesome. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A holiday spree in gay Paree!


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Transport to Europe was filmed on the S.S. United States which, as of 2013, still exists and is rusting away in South Philadelphia. See more »

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[on the beach at Cannes, Harry and Skipper are watching Elliott chat up a pretty French girl, as the girl's mother looks on disapprovingly]
Skipper Willard: How do you like Elliott's new moustache, Dad?
Harry Willard: I think I like the one on the girl's mother better.
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...and Good Riddance!
28 April 2001 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Atrocious, excruciating, needlessly overlong comedy-drama from Walt Disney concerning "typical" Midwestern family on vacation in Europe. There's the worrisome father (Fred MacMurray, acting befuddled, like Jimmy Stewart); the giddy mom(Jane Wyman, dignified but dulled-out); the cold-fish daughter; the too-cool teenage son (wearing ascots!); and the mischievous little brother (named Skipper!). Directed by Disney mainstay James Neilson, whose pacing was always a little slow, the film is not only out-of-touch, but hammy and unfunny. It would make a torturous double-bill alongside another Disney teens-and-their-parents tale, "Superdad". * from ****


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