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The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  9 June 1966 (USA)
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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 of 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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The spy who came out of the water. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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9 June 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Spy in Lace Panties  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When Jenny is outside the plant using a payphone to call her dog she is wearing a different outfit than the one she she is wearing in the scene before and after. See more »

Quotes

Bruce Templeton: It just seems I know owe you one shoe and one mermaid's tail.
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References The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) See more »

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Theme From The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
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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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