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Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966)

Approved | | Comedy | 8 June 1966 (USA)
A seductive starlet flees Hollywood and causes chaos for a real estate agent.

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Thomas J. 'Tom' Meade
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Didi
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Lily
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Pepe Pepponi
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Mrs. Martha Meade
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Detective Shawn Regan
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Detective Lt. Schwartz
Terry Burnham ...
Doris Meade
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Telephone operator
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Kevin Burchett ...
Larry Meade
Keith Taylor ...
Plympton
John Todd Roberts ...
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The Divine Didi, 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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8 June 1966 (USA)  »

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Bocs, téves kapcsolás!  »

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Trivia

Film's end credits erroneously criss-cross the roles played by Benny Baker and Kelly Thordsen. See more »

Goofs

When Bob pulls in to the lakefront house, a boom mic is briefly visible in the car windshield (twice). See more »

Quotes

Didi: You know that I am of royal blood. Everybody knows that Didi comes from a noble line.
Pepe Pepponi: You come from a noble line all right... a noble line a sailor gave your foolish mother.
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References Tom Jones (1963) See more »

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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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