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

Goofs

While trapped in the fire shed, Didi had her foot firmly stuck in a red metal bucket. She pulled a cord that dropped the walls, allowing her to get out, but in the next instant, the bucket stuck on her foot has suddenly disappeared completely. 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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Boy, Did I Enjoy this Wrong Number ***
24 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A real Bob Hope farce is the 1966 film, "Boy, Did I Get A Wrong Number."

A businessman (Hope) gets a wrong number and it turns out to be that of a hot-tempered actress (Ilke Sommer) who seems to have a love-hate relationship with her lover-director, a very handsome Cesare Danova. During a major spat, she runs off and is hidden by Hope.

Marjorie Lord plays the goody-goody wife and Phyllis Diller is literally along for the ride as a ditzy housekeeper, Lili. Diller is the sole of the film. She is hilarious and she aids her boss Hope.

Of course, when it appears that Sommer is dead, Hope becomes the main suspect. True to form, there is a major chase scene and an ending that we can say is appropriate for a comic "soap" opera. Silly, but the laughs are worth it. Hope and Diller were an excellent twosome together.


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