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Goodbye Charlie
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Director:
Writers:
George Axelrod (play)
Harry Kurnitz (screenplay)
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Release Date:
18 November 1964 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
They don't make girls like "Charlie" anymore -- they never did!
Plot:
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... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Good "sixties" comedy in my opinion... See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Tony Curtis ... George Wellington Tracy

Debbie Reynolds ... The Reincarnated Charlie Sorel / Virginia Mason

Pat Boone ... Bruce Minton, the 3rd

Joanna Barnes ... Janie Highland

Ellen Burstyn ... Franny Salzman (as Ellen McRae)
Laura Devon ... Rusty Sartori

Martin Gabel ... Morton Craft

Roger C. Carmel ... Inspector (as Roger Carmel)
Harry Madden ... Charles Sorel
Myrna Hansen ... Starlet

Michael Romanoff ... Patron
Michael Jackson ... Himself
Anthony Eustrel ... Butler (as Antony Eustrel)
Donna Michelle ... Guest on Yacht

Walter Matthau ... Sir Leopold Sartori
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

James Brolin ... Man Doing the Twist on Yacht (uncredited)
Jerry Dunphy ... T.V. Newscaster (uncredited)
Sydney Guilaroff ... Hairdresser at Beauty Salon (uncredited)
Rudy Hansen ... German in Bistro (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jack Richardson ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ... Elegant Bistro Customer (uncredited)
Hal Taggart ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Ed Wermer ... German in Bistro (uncredited)

Directed by
Vincente Minnelli 
 
Writing credits
George Axelrod (play)

Harry Kurnitz (screenplay)

Produced by
David Weisbart .... producer
 
Original Music by
André Previn  (as Andre Previn)
 
Cinematography by
Milton R. Krasner (director of photography) (as Milton Krasner)
 
Film Editing by
John W. Holmes 
 
Art Direction by
Richard Day 
Jack Martin Smith 
 
Set Decoration by
F. Keogh Gleason  (as Keogh Gleason)
Walter M. Scott 
 
Costume Design by
Helen Rose 
 
Makeup Department
Margaret Donovan .... supervising hair stylist
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair styles creator: Miss Reynolds
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
Christine Widmeyer .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Hall .... assistant director
George J. Light .... assistant director (uncredited)
Jack Stubbs .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Jerome Graham .... props (uncredited)
Richard Neblett .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
W.D. Flick .... sound
Elmer Raguse .... sound
Richard Overton .... boom operator (uncredited)
Bill Wells .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
L.B. Abbott .... special photographic effects
Emil Kosa Jr. .... special photographic effects
 
Stunts
Jerry Catron .... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Dial .... stunts (uncredited)
Carey Loftin .... stunts (uncredited)
Victor Romito .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Al Baerthlin .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Kenneth Lang .... gaffer (uncredited)
Alfred Lebovitz .... camera operator (uncredited)
Frank Powolny .... still photographer (uncredited)
Jack Richter .... key grip (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Truman Eli .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Willie Mae Neal .... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Michael Tierney .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Orven Schanzer .... first assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Albert Woodbury .... orchestrator (as Al Woodbury)
 
Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Leland Hayward .... stage producer
Mollie Kent .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Lew Tate .... location manager (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Runtime:
116 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Finland:K-16 | Sweden:15 | USA:Approved (certificate #20731)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The costumes Helen Rose created for Debbie Reynolds cost $250,000.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Vincente Minnelli is credited as "Vincente Minelli"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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 (1999) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Seven at OnceSee more »

FAQ

Marilyn Monroe & James Garner---Were They Suppose to Star in "Charlie"?
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Good "sixties" comedy in my opinion..., 8 December 2000
Author: TBTBM from Maryland, U.S.A.

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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