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The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)

Approved | | 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 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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The last picture of Alice Pearce, who passed away on March 3rd, 1966 of ovarian cancer at the age of 48 - just three months before "The Glass Bottom Boat" had its premiere. See more »

Goofs

When Bruce and Jennifer are stargazing, Bruce points out the planet Venus next to the nearly full moon. Venus is closer to the Sun than Earth. Therefore, it would only appear near the moon when the moon is in the waxing or waning crescent phase. See more »

Quotes

Bruce Templeton: It just seems I know owe you one shoe and one mermaid's tail.
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Edited into Rowan & Martin at the Movies (1968) See more »

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Be My Love
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Written by Sammy Cahn and Nicholas Brodszky
Performed by Dick Martin
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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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