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If a Man Answers (1962)

 |  Comedy  |  10 October 1962 (USA)
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Rich socialite Chantal marries Eugene, a photographer, and everything seems blissful until her envious friend attempts to break them up. In desperation, she turns to her mother, but the advice she receives may do more harm than good.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Robert Swan / Adam Wright
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Tina
Christopher Knight ...
Richard
Ted Thorpe ...
Florist
Roger Bacon ...
Messenger
John Bleifer ...
Mr. Riordan, Tobacconist
Pamela Searle ...
Model
Warrene Ott ...
Rita
Dani Lynn ...
Bunny
Charlene Holt ...
Lisa, Model
Gloria Camacho ...
Model
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Storyline

Rich socialite, Sandra Dee meets and marries photographer Bobby Darin and attempts to "train" him to be the perfect husband. Look for a very young Stephanie Powers as the devious friend . Written by Anonymous

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10 October 1962 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

...gefrühstückt wird zu Hause  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Producer Ross Hunter originally announced this in 1961 as a vehicle which he hoped to cast with David Niven, Nancy Kwan and Claudette Colbert. See more »

Goofs

As Sandra prepares to arise from bed, she holds the sheet to her bosom; immediate next shot, a close-up on Bobby, her hand is on his shoulder; quick back to her, she is again (still) holding the sheet to her bosom. See more »

Quotes

Chantal: No, no, Mr. Wright. Even thought I am half-French, when a perfect stranger tells you that his interest in you is purely physical... Mon dieu!
Eugene: Yeah, but you didn't let me finish. I'd like you to come over to my place tomorrow at 2 o'clock. Ten dollars an hour.
Chantal: [slaps him]
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Crazy Credits

The film ends with the French word "Finis" displayed on the screen, and after a slight pause, the words "We hardly think so." appear. See more »

Connections

References Flower Drum Song (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

If A Man Answers
Music and Lyrics by Bobby Darin
Performed by Bobby Darin
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The haters need to lighten up
4 November 2007 | by (Gloucester City, NJ) – See all my reviews

And this comes from a lifelong feminist.

I saw this film on TV back in 1973, along with "That Funny Feeling". I have just bought both movies on DVD.

They're both cute movies made in the early 1960s. I take them for what they are. They're funny, sweet flicks that leave something to the imagination.

I liked Chantal's mother....yes, an attractive woman over 40. How often do you see that today in youth-obsessed Hollywood? Everyone dressed age-appropriately and not a pair of fake breasts to be seen!

Sandra looked lovely, as always.

There are too many things in this world these days to get bent out of shape about - this movie is not one of them.


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