Three years into their loving marriage with two infant daughters at home in Los Angeles, Nicholas Arden and Ellen Wagstaff Arden are on a plane that goes down in the South Pacific. Although... See full summary »
Eileen is 22 and is smarting from her breakup with Russ. She comes to New York to visit her brother, Adam, who is an airline pilot. Eileen confides to her brother that she thinks she may be... See full summary »
The Happy Soap Company is owned and managed by the Fraleigh family. Although he is more of a company figurehead than an active participant in the company's day-to-day business, anything that family patriarch Tom Fraleigh wants for the company he usually gets. What he wants is Beverly Boyer - the wife of his daughter-in-law's obstetrician, Dr. Gerald Boyer - to appear as the company spokesperson when Beverly, who he meets at a small dinner party, mentions a personal and true story about how Happy Soap saved her life. She is to appear in a live commercial spot during a Happy Soap sponsored television show telling her story just as she told Tom. Despite Beverly's performance going poorly in her own mind, Tom loved it and how refreshing and honest Beverly came across to the viewer. So Tom signs her to a one year, $80,000 contract to continue doing the same. This move is questioned by Happy Soap's own managers and its advertising company. But it is questioned even more by Gerald, who ... Written by
The car that James Garner drives into the swimming pool is a 1958 Chevy Impala convertible. See more »
The drama series is seen in color on several Zenith 23" black-and-white TV sets in various locations, including Dr. Boyer's den (before he buys a color set). His black-and-white TV has a label reading "COLOR TV" in red letters, added for the film. See more »
The credit for David Webb's Jewels is followed with Cameos by Carl Reiner (a cameo being a form of jewelry, but in this case substituting as Reiner's credit for his series of appearances within the film) See more »
This one is pretty tops in my book. Love the older movies of the 30's to mid 60's when writing was number one and stars were STARS. Doris Day can't give a bad performance, and in this one she's really in her league. An underrated comic actress who could give lessons to these up and coming bimbos. James Garner is his usual self, and that ain't bad. The sub plot of Arlene Francis' pregnancy is what starts the ball rolling. Best scenes are the Doris Days commercials, especially the first one. She out does Lucy! For shear entertainment, don't miss this one. Oh, twin beds for two attractive and sexy people? Too bad the movies were so "proper" in those days. Aside from that, the oldies are really goodies! Not one swear word, no nudity, no sex scenes. How refreshing.
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