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Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966)

Approved | | Comedy | 8 June 1966 (USA)
The Divine D.D., a European actress known more for her bubble bath scenes than for her acting, decides she has had enough with bubble baths and wants to be taken seriously as an actress. So... See full summary »

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Lily
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Doris Meade
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The Divine D.D., a European actress known more for her bubble bath scenes than for her acting, decides she has had enough with bubble baths and wants to be taken seriously as an actress. So much so that she runs away during the middle of a scene while filming in Hollywood and winds up in Oregon. While she is staying in a hotel, the operator accidentally connects her with a real estate agent named Tom Meade. She asks Tom to bring her some food and when he does he suggests that she go to his cabin in the woods. She also asks him not to tell anyone where she is because she doesn't want to go back to Hollywood. Now Tom must keep the secret, especially from his wife and from his suspicious housekeeper Millie. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Certain musical cues in the movie were originally written by John Williams for early episodes of Lost in Space (1965). Particularly notable is a menacing motif which originally accompanied early appearances of the Robinson's Robot, while he was still under the control of Dr. Smith. See more »

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In her tantrum, Didi pulls a fish off a plaque that was mounted on the wall and throws it at Tom. When Tom was being questioned by the police later in the cabin, the fish was back on the wall. See more »

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Lily: How do you want your eggs? Poached, fried or raw?
Tom Meade: Scrambled - like your head.
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References Tom Jones (1963) See more »

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Abandon Hope, all ye who enter here
9 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Basically, this is a half-hour sitcom stretched out to feature length. The main players are fine, and are comfortable in their parts. But the gags are tired and obvious. For instance, in an overlong chase scene, Phyllis Diller (on motorcycle) not only does the old "knock the fire hydrant, causing geyser" gag, but also the "rides through a ditch as several workers jump out in panic" gag. There's satire on current movies (James Bond, girls in bubble baths) and a couple of laughs (mostly from Bob), but it's primarily a tepid French farce, with Hope trying to hide a sexy movie queen from his wife.

Fans of Bob Hope (like myself) might be willing to put up with it, but if you're new to his films, please do yourself a favor and start with the 1940s road pictures with Bing Crosby.


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