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The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 9 June 1966 (USA)
After a series of misunderstandings, the head of an aerospace research laboratory begins to suspect his new girlfriend is a Russian spy.

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Jennifer Nelson and Bruce Templeton meet when Bruce reels in her mermaid suit leaving Jennifer bottomless in the waters off Catalina Island. She later discovers that Bruce is the big boss at her work (a research lab). Bruce hires Jennifer to be his biographer - only to try and win her affections. However, there's a problem. Bruce's friend General Wallace Bleeker believes that Jennifer is a Russian spy, and he has her placed under surveillance. Then, when Jennifer catches on...Watch Out! Written by Kelly

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She swims, sizzles, shoots, sings, spies, and makes Mata Hari look like a girl scout! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Doris Day's second movie with Rod Taylor, following Do Not Disturb (1965) the previous year. See more »

Goofs

When Bruce is showing Jennifer around the kitchen, he peels and eats a banana and drops the peel on the floor for the robotic vacuum to pick it up. Later, while talking to the CIA, he says "I hate bananas!" However, he pretended to like bananas solely to impress Jennifer; therefore, he is not making a mistake but, instead being consistent. See more »

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Gen. Wallace Bleecker: I haven't felt like this since Culver Military Academy.
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Spoofs Mata Hari (1931) See more »

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Aloha 'Oe
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Written by Queen Liliuokalani
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My favourite Doris Day Film
5 April 2001 | by (Isle of Wight, England) – See all my reviews

I was 17 when this film was released and having fallen in love with Doris Day when I was 11, I was first in the queue. It is a wonderful, wacky film of the mid sixties and Doris Day and Rod Taylor are perfectly matched. The story is a simple case of mistaken identity when Doris is mistaken for a spy at the space centre where she works and Rod Taylor is a scientist. The glass bottom boat of the title is run by her father and provides a seperate focus for the story. The title song and Que Sera Sera are beautifully performed and do not detract from the comedy element of the film. I am submitting this today as I have just seen the film again on TV and it has lost none of its charm.


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