John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965)

 |  Comedy  |  24 March 1965 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenny Ericson
King Fawz
John Goldfarb
Miles Whitepaper
Coach Sakalakis
Heinous Overreach
Mustafa Guz
Secretary of State Deems Sarajevo
Patrick Adiarte ...
Prince Ammud
Secretary of Defense Charles Maginot
Jerome Cowan ...
Ambassadaor Brinkley
Stottle Cronkite
Milton Frome ...
Air Force General
'Strife' Magazine Editor


The Crown Prince of Fawzia gets dropped from the football team at Notre Dame; and his father, King Fawz (Peter Ustinov)... See full synopsis »

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Release Date:

24 March 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A braccia aperte  »

Box Office


$4,000,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Notre Dame University got a court injunction to delay the release of the film, claiming the studio had "knowingly and illegally misappropriated, diluted and commercially exploited for their private profit the names, symbols, football team, prestige, high reputation and goodwill" of the university. After three months of court battles, the studio won out. See more »


Sakalakis: [looking at bench] Rimsky, in for Korsakoff!
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Referenced in M*A*S*H: Henry, Please Come Home (1972) See more »


John Goldfarb, Please Come Home
Music by John Williams (as Johnny Williams)
Lyrics by Don Wolf
Sung by Shirley MacLaine during the opening credits
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This is a classic comedy, it is a good laughing movie!
5 June 2004 | by ( Kentucky) – See all my reviews

Watching this movie mad me laugh when I was 9 and memories of it still make me laugh today! Not many movies have that ability. It is nonsensical at times. But that was what made it a great movie! I wish they would come out with it on DVD. America needs a good old fashioned laugh movie... Bright colors and funny gags and all. For all of the advances they have made in the movie industry, movies like John Goldfarb stand out as clear, bright and yes maybe a bit unreal. The harem dancing was so funny. I can remember my sisters trying to dance like them. It was a movie the whole family could watch and not worry about certain words...... Virtual Reality comes to mind. haha We lose ourselves enough in the cyber world as it is. John Goldfarb brings us home... Even if he had to get lost to do it.

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