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To Bed or Not to Bed (1963)

Il diavolo (original title)
Sordi gives a deep and touching comic performance as an Italian fur merchant who is going to Sweden for the first time to attend the annual fur auctions in Stockholm. The movie depicts the ... See full summary »

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Sordi gives a deep and touching comic performance as an Italian fur merchant who is going to Sweden for the first time to attend the annual fur auctions in Stockholm. The movie depicts the clash between his fantasies about sex in Sweden with the reality of what he finds. Written by <dankatz@ix.netcom.com>

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From Rome came a salesman gregarious, to Sweden for seductions nefarious.

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