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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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Rusty Sartori
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Morton Craft
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Woman Doing the Twist on Yacht
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Sir Leopold Sartori
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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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Trivia

The title role was offered to Marilyn Monroe shortly before her death. She rejected it judging the role as "not feminine at all". See more »

Goofs

In one shot when Laura Devon is racing over to Malibu in the vintage Rolls Royce, the film has been printed in reverse. The car's license number is shown backwards. See more »

Quotes

Sir Leopold Sartori: If I were not Hungarian, I would be speechless.
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Connections

Referenced in What's My Line?: Episode dated 1 March 1964 (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Goodbye Charlie
Lyrics by Dory Previn
Music by André Previn
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Good "sixties" comedy in my opinion...
8 December 2000 | by (Maryland, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I remember this movie as a child when there were really funny and good movies shown on TV Sunday mornings. This was one of the "sixties" movies that I enjoyed watching even as a kid...I could get the jokes and the cast was of people I recognized and liked. I didn't get a chance to see this one until the early "seventies" for the first time, but I could enjoy some of the stars I grew to love in other movies. I would give it a solid "8" out of "10". I am very hard on movies that are comedies and have really good comedic actors. See it for yourself. I would also recommend "SWITCH (1991)" with Ellen Barkin and Jimmy Smits.


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