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Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963)

 |  Comedy  |  23 October 1963 (USA)
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A love-struck landlord tries to convince a pretty tenant to dump her fiance and give him a chance.

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Hogan owns and operates the Centaur Apartment complex. He rents the units to young women only at less than half their market value in order to spy on them lasciviously and seduce them. After Hogan's latest conquest, Dr. Irene Wilson, a college professor, moves out when their romance goes sour, Hogan is more than happy to rent that apartment to blonde college student Robin Austin. Hogan is even happier when he learns Robin will have a slightly taller brunette roommate. What Hogan doesn't initially know is that Robin is Irene's student and niece, and that Robin's roommate will be her boyfriend, fellow college student David Manning. Not wanting to mistake lust for love, Robin convinced a sexually frustrated David - with who she has not yet had sex - to this platonic cohabitation arrangement solely to see if they are truly compatible as people before they decide to get married. When Hogan finds out about David and the arrangement, he tries subversively to thwart any romance between Robin ... Written by Huggo

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Jack's a Landlord With the Prettiest Tenants in Town...And He's Got a Pass-Key to All That Fun! See more »

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23 October 1963 (USA)  »

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Ein Ehebett zur Probe  »

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In order to help his friend Edie Adams out financially, after the sudden death of her husband ('Ernie Kovacs') left her debt-ridden, star/co-producer Jack Lemmon not only insisted upon hiring her for this film, but further insisted that her part be expanded considerably from the original stage play to give her more work. See more »

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Shadow of crew member/equipment moving in scene where David hits Irene over head with vase. See more »

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Hogan: I always feel sorry for people who don't drink, because when they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're gonna feel all day.
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Under the Yum Yum Tree
by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Sung by James Darren
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a delicious sexual frolic for Jack Lemmon fans
12 January 2004 | by (midwest US) – See all my reviews

Love Jack Lemmon? Then give this naughty little comedy a spin! Of course films made 40 years ago were not made to today's social standards. but that doesn't stop this wicked romp from being completely enjoyable. Imogene Coca offers up a spirited protagonist in this film. a performance that should not be missed! Shake up a swinging cocktail and sit back in your velvet lounge for a delicious sexual frolic.

  • 34 year old female.



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