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Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  8 June 1966 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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Thomas J. 'Tom' 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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One of the films included in "The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (and how they got that way)" by Harry Medved and Randy Lowell. See more »

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In the climactic car chase, the two detectives and Cesare Danova are in a squad car with a siren flanked by two red lights on it's roof. All the other squad cars, including Hope's have a single red light on the roof. In the close-up of Diller squirting mustard at the detectives car, they now have a single red light on the roof. This is followed by a shot of the detective's car leaving the road and it now has the siren and two red lights. Later when there is a closeup of the detective's car spinning around it has the single red light again. See more »

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Lily: The whole thing sounds underhanded, disgraceful and messy, and you can count on me.
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A Decent Effort
16 September 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this one for the first time when I was a kid and didn't get it. However, as I got older I thought this was one of Bob Hope's best latter day efforts. Probably the best part of the film is the climatic chase scene. That to me was probably one of the funniest in the movie. Phyllis Diller also did a great job playing Tom's maid/sparring partner. Her portrayal of that character helped to really make this film fun to watch. Elke Sommer is also good as D.D., the temperamental sex symbol who wants to do more than take bubble baths. Also, check out the interrogation scene. That one is priceless as Hope does his best imitation of a mad killer.


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