Harry Morgan, as Secretary of State Deems Sarajevo, stops an argument between his underlings by yelling "Silence in Court! Let the Monkey speak!" This might be a reference to Morgan's role, a couple of years earlier, as the Judge in "Inherit the Wind," about the Scopes "monkey trial." See more »
"John Goldfarb, Please Come Home" is a farce seemingly typical of the '60s. The story centers around a bumbling pilot and former college football player who finds himself as coach of a ragtag football team in the Middle East. William Peter Blatty, author of "The Exorcist," wrote this comedy (hard to believe!). It's a movie full of political incorrectness. Peter Ustinov is at the heart, playing a crackpot Arab sultan. And Shirley MacLaine does a memorable turn as a female reporter going undercover in the harem. She does a unique belly dance here! Of course, a movie like this couldn't be made today. But let's just look back and enjoy the laughs, shall we?
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