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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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Opening credits: The events, characters and firms depicted in this photoplay are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, or to actual firms, is purely coincidental. See more »

Goofs

When riding in the remote controlled speed boat the first time, Rod Taylor explains that the device for controlling the boat is called RIMCOP. He explains that this stands for Robot Inshore Manned Observation Post. This would then be RIMOP not RIMCOP. See more »

Quotes

Jennifer Nelson: Aaah! Aaah! Who are you? Who is he?
Bruce Templeton: Zack Malloy, my partner. He drops in every now and then to molest women.
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Spoofs Mata Hari (1931) See more »

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The Glass Bottom Boat
by Joe Lubin
Performed by Doris Day and Arthur Godfrey (uncredited)
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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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