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Who's Got the Action? (1962)

A hunch horse-player's marriage is threatened by his betting ways; in desperation, his wife becomes his bookie.

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A hunch horse-player's marriage is threatened by his betting ways; in desperation, his wife becomes his bookie.

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1 March 1963 (West Germany)  »

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Come ingannare mio marito  »

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According to newspaper movie gossip columns of the day, Anne Bancroft originally sought to play second female lead under Lana Turner. See more »

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Who's Got The Action?
Lyrics by Jack Brooks
Music by George Duning
Performed by Dean Martin
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Promised so much, delivered so little…
28 August 2014 | by (ashkelon) – See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of Dean Martin - even after his split from Jerry Lewis. I really thought I was going to enjoy this movie, but was I disappointed… This is probably one of the most forgotten of Dean Martin's movies. It deserves to be, because it's so forgettable. Hardly anything sticks in the memory after having watched it. No funny lines, no hummable music or songs.

This movie might have been saved by the great character actors who were in it. Walter Matthau, Eddie Albert, Nita Talbot, John McGiver, Paul Ford, Ned Glass – I love them all. Well, great they certainly were, but not in this movie.

The problems were the asinine story/script, sore lack of humorous dialogue, totally unbelievable character types, lackluster direction.

Just about the only praiseworthy thing about the movie was the excellent color photography.

For anyone like me, who doesn't particularly like stories about betting on the horses (unless it's something by Damon Runyon), it will surely add up to one big yawn.


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