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Come Fly with Me (1963)

Three air-hostesses combine their work crossing the Atlantic with searching for a rich handsome man to marry.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Donna Stuart
First Officer Ray Winsley
Baron Franz Von Elzingen (as Karl Boehm)
Carol Brewster
Hilda 'Bergie' Bergstrom
Katie Rinard
Walter Lucas
Richard Wattis ...
Oliver Garson
Andrew Cruickshank ...
James Dobson ...
Flight Engineer Teddy Shepard
Gwen Sandley
Guido Wieland ...
Vienna Policeman
Maurice Marsac ...
Monsieur Rinard


Three air-hostesses combine their work crossing the Atlantic with searching for a rich handsome man to marry.

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Release Date:

27 March 1963 (USA)  »

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Ven a volar conmigo  »

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(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Walter tells Bergie that he's worth $40M, that would equate to $314M in 2016. See more »


At the 12 minute mark in the upper right the shadow from the boom mic is briefly visible after the stewardess opens the door on the pilot and he falls out of the lavatory. See more »


Donna Stuart: Well now, what stimulating topic shall we discuss at dinner?
Carol Brewster: There's always the farm problem.
Donna Stuart: Too controversial. How about sex?
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References The Sheepman (1958) See more »


In Einem Kleinen Cafe In Hernals
Music by Hermann Leopoldi
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Enjoyable enough froth
28 May 2002 | by (Cincinnati, OH) – See all my reviews

While not as blatantly tacky and overdone as some of the other films of this type (which are actually good things for some people who seek out glossy, over-produced flicks like this!), it still has it's points of interest and moments of eye-rolling cheesiness. After Frankie Avalon croons the title song, flash-in-the-pan Tiffin comes jiggling on wearing an extremely sexy and snug flight attendant's uniform, spoiled only by the somewhat unflattering hat they all wear. It is utterly fascinating to see how stewardesses were perceived at this time. It's hard to say, at this point, how close to real life it was, but in this film they are treated as total sex objects with clothes that stress looks over functionality. Her hair is done in manner that makes one wonder if Catherine Zeta Jones and her stylists keep a loop of this film running in their salon. There is a definite occasional resemblance. Hart is quite a revelation. For someone who was about to become a nun in real life, she is surprisingly hard-edged and mouthy here. She may even swear once and she smokes incessantly. It's great to see a lesser beauty, but still a talented actress, like Nettleton get a featured role. She creates a sympathetic, if a bit overly difficult character. Poor Maxwell ("Miss Moneypenny" of 007 films) barely even got in a word edgewise. O'Brian is his usual suave and macho self as a voraciously skirt-chasing pilot. Cruelly, he keeps his shirt on at all times and never goes swimming. Malden does an okay job as a lonely businessman. German actor Boehm is a bit of an annoyance with his thin voice and heavy accent. There's a "love song" sung by a Parisian street chanteuse that will have many folks wretching and screaming for her to stop. All in all, a pretty, easy, soufflé of a film with just enough color and wit to hold interest up to a point. A mid-air trauma or an appearance by Joan Crawford.....something to punch it over the edge, may have been welcome, though. Nary a moment of it is believable, the same as it was for similar films like "Three Coins in a Fountain", "The Best of Everything" and "The Pleasure Seekers".

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