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Boeing, Boeing (1965)

| Comedy | 1966 (Turkey)
A friend visits his philandering friend just as that man's scheme of being secretly simultaneously engaged to three flight attendants goes awry.

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Bernard Lawrence
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Robert Reed
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Jacqueline Grieux - Air France
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Lise Bruner - Lufthansa
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Vicky Hawkins - British United
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Bertha
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American playboy Bernard Lawrence has cleverly designed a system using the airline timetables to keep going three affairs with flight stewardesses. However, his life soon starts to descend into a shambles after the arrival of a friend, Robert Reed, and a dreaded change to the flight order, whereby it becomes increasingly difficult to keep his three fiancées apart. Written by David Gibson <djg6@ukc.ac.uk>

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Trivia

In 1963 producer Hal B. Wallis announced Shirley MacLaine for female lead. See more »

Goofs

Reed gets in the cab through the left door; then we see him inside sitting on the right side of the taxi and the girl is on the left. See more »

Quotes

Bertha: You don't need a maid. You need the mafia.
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Crazy Credits

The three actresses who play the flight attendants have their physical measurements listed in small print under their names. Instead of measurements, Thelma Ritter has (?-?-?) by her name. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1990) See more »

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Engaged to three

Boeing Boeing is a great 1960's comedy about a reporter called Bernard Lawrence, played by Tony Curtis, who has three fiancees. They all are air hostesses, one is working for Luftansa, one for Air France and one for British United.Bernard has to keep looking the air schedules very often, that the ladies won't be at Bernard's Paris apartment at the same time.Bernard has a little helper in the house called Bertha (Thelma Ritter), so Bernard's doesn't have to do all the work.But everything starts going wrong when Bernard's reporter buddy Robert Reed ,played by the great Jerry Lewis, comes to stay at Bernard's place.And everything goes even worse when the air schedules change. Bernard's perfect plan starts to fail. It is very funny to watch Bernard and Robert try to hide the ladies from each others.Tony Curtis and Jerry Lewis are great comedy actors and they do a great acting job in this 1965 comedy called Boeing Boeing.


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