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Dear Brigitte (1965)

 -  Comedy | Family  -  8 January 1965 (USA)
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Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.

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Professor Robert Leaf
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Kenneth 'Kenny' Taylor
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Vina Leaf
Cindy Carol ...
Pandora 'Panny' Leaf
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Erasmus 'Ras' Leaf
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Peregrine Upjohn
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Doctor Volker
Charles Robinson ...
George
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Dean Sawyer
Jane Wald ...
Terry, George's Wife
Alice Pearce ...
Unemployment Office Clerk
Jesse White ...
Cliff Argyle the Bookie
Gene O'Donnell ...
Police Lt. Rink
Orville Sherman ...
Von Schlogg
Maida Severn ...
Miss Eva, Ras' Teacher
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Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own. Written by <ghelton@airmail.net>

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According to Bill Mumy, this movie shows Brigitte Bardot's first American actor film kiss, with him. See more »

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Notwithstanding the opening background shots of the Golden Gate bridge, the exteriors of this film were NOT filmed in the San Francisco bay area. After about 30 seconds into the film, the exteriors are shot in the Seattle/Tacoma puget sound bay area. The boat "Issaquah" is the giveaway. See more »

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The Captain: You keep outta this, George.
Professor Robert Leaf: Yeah, George. Put some clothes on your wife and go to bed.
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References Tom Jones (1963) See more »

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a strange yet bland film
29 December 2005 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

In the 1960s, Jimmy Stewart did several family films that were just rather bland and, in my opinion, wasted his amazing talents. I am not saying they are BAD films, just imminently forgettable and are best described as "fluff". In other words, while time-passers, they have very little lasting value. The movie does have a few mildly interesting moments but that's really about all. In fact, the only reason the film even gets a score of 6 is because Stewart is in the film and he tries his best with the mediocre material. My recommendation is do NOT run out and rent it or buy it but wait until it comes out on cable. This is a far cry from THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE or MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON. It's more like an episode of GIDGET combined with PLEASE DON'T EAT THE DAISIES.

This is pretty much the same review I gave for MR. HOBBES TAKES A VACATION. Both were almost exactly as bland as the other. What sets this apart is the strange plot involving a young Billy Mumy as a genius who is smitten with the actress Brigitte Bardot (the kid had good taste). Ms. Bardot makes a cameo near the end of the film, but apart from that it's a pretty forgettable film.


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