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Goodbye Charlie (1964)

Approved | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 18 November 1964 (USA)
Shot by a jealous husband, Charley falls out a porthole and is lost at sea only to find himself returned as an attractive blond woman. His best friend is staying at his house as he puts ... See full summary »

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George Tracy
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Charlie Sorel / Virginia Mason
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Bruce Minton III
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Janie Highland
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Franny Saltzmann (as Ellen McRae)
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Rusty Sartori
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Morton Craft
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Inspector Frank McGill (as Roger Carmel)
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Anthony Eustrel ...
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Donna Michelle ...
Woman Doing the Twist on Yacht
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Sir Leopold Sartori
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Storyline

Shot by a jealous husband, Charley falls out a porthole and is lost at sea only to find himself returned as an attractive blond woman. His best friend is staying at his house as he puts Charlie's affairs in order and after being convinced, finds himself an unwilling helper in Charlie's new plan to marry into money. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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They don't make girls like "Charlie" anymore -- they never did!


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18 November 1964 (USA)  »

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Au revoir Charlie  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The original Broadway production of "Goodbye Charlie" by George Axelrod opened at the Lyceum Theater on December 16, 1959 and ran for 109 performances starring Lauren Bacall. See more »

Goofs

When George is sitting at the desk talking to the inspector the shots keep switching back and forth and the ash tray next to Charlie's purse keeps popping in and out. See more »

Quotes

George Wellington Tracy: What-what-what's your name?
Virginia Mason: Virginia Mason.
George Wellington Tracy: Where do you live?
Virginia Mason: About a half-mile down the beach.
George Wellington Tracy: How long have you lived there?
Virginia Mason: About eight years since my parents bought the place. Their names are Ralph and Helen Mason. Say, you alright?
George Wellington Tracy: Could-could I ask you a question? Uh, you are a girl, aren't you? I mean you've always been a girl, never anything but a girl?
Virginia Mason: [Amused. Raises her right hand] Hmm. I swear it.
George Wellington Tracy: Thanks.
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Referenced in Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Goodbye Charlie
Lyrics by Dory Previn
Music by André Previn
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A GREAT SLEEPER
2 August 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies that is fun to watch, the premise is of course impossible, but enjoyable none the less. If you liked THE LAST TIME I SAW ARCHIE or MERRILY WE LIVE you will be very pleased that you took the time to check out this gem. Tony Curtis and Debby Reynolds well, they live up to their comedic potential in this one.


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