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Writers:
Tommy Noonan (screenplay)
Edna Sheklow (play)
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You Read About Her In Playboy Magazine...Now See All Of Jayne Mansfield!
Plot:
After a drunken spree on a cruise ship, two women discover that they're pregnant, and set out to find who the fathers are. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Jayne Mansfield ... Sandy Brooks
Marie McDonald ... Claire Banner

Tommy Noonan ... Jeff Brooks
Mickey Hargitay ... King Banner
Fritz Feld ... Ship's Doctor
Eileen Barton ... Girl in Doctor's office
Claude Stroud ... Steward
Eddie Quillan ... Bartender
Marjorie Bennett ... Mrs. Snavely
Victor Lundin ... Mrs. Snavely's Gigolo (as Vic Lundin)
T.C. Jones ... Babbette, ship's hairdresser / Female impersonator
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Imogene Coca ... Woman under hair dryer (uncredited)

Richard Dawson ... (uncredited)
Patrick O'Moore ... Ship's Captain (uncredited)

Directed by
King Donovan 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tommy Noonan  screenplay
Edna Sheklow  play "The Plant"
William Welch  screenplay

Produced by
Tommy Noonan .... producer
Donald F. Taylor .... producer
 
Original Music by
Hal Borne 
 
Cinematography by
Joseph F. Biroc  (as Joseph Biroc)
 
Art Direction by
Serge Krizman 
 
Set Decoration by
Victor A. Gangelin  (as Victor Gangelin)
 
Costume Design by
Patrick Cummings 
Vou Lee Giokaris 
 
Makeup Department
Mark Britton .... coiffure: Miss Mansfield
Fredric .... coiffure: Marie McDonald
Fritzy Merrick .... hair stylist
Sidney Perell .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
William Magginetti .... production manager (as William J. Magginetti)
 
Art Department
Irving W. Sindler .... property master (as Irving Sindler)
 
Sound Department
Harry M. Leonard .... sound mixer
Frank McWhorter .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Vaughn Ashen .... chief electrician (as Vaughn M. Ashen)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ceil Chapman .... wardrobe: Marie McDonald
Richard Selzer .... wardrobe: Miss Mansfield (as Mr. Blackwell)
 
Editorial Department
Eddie Dutko .... supervising editor
 
Other crew
Jet Fore .... publicist
Dixie McCoy .... script supervisor
 
Thanks
John M. Will .... grateful acknowledgment (as Admiral John M. Will U.S.N. Ret.)
 

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75 min
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This was the first movie in which a mainstream actress (Jayne Mansfield) appeared nude. (Actually, the movie showed her only topless, but a photo in Kenneth Anger's book "Hollywood Babylon II" shows Mansfield on the set completely nude.) It reportedly took some imbibing of champagne on Mansfield's part to get her to take off her clothes.See more »
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25 out of 31 people found the following review useful.
Jayne Mansfield is nude! 'Nuff said!, 14 August 1999
Author: skad13 from Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Terrible, terrible comedy. But if I were rating it, I'd give it 1 star for the script, photography, and performances, and 10 for the display of Ms. Mansfield's ample attributes. I think this is why they invented the fast-forward button

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