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Director:
Writer:
Everett Freeman (written by)
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Release Date:
9 June 1966 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The spy who came out of the water. See more »
Plot:
After a series of misunderstandings, the head of an aerospace research laboratory begins to suspect his new girlfriend is a Russian spy. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win See more »
User Reviews:
First-class slapstick and romance See more (38 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Doris Day ... Jennifer Nelson

Rod Taylor ... Bruce Templeton

Arthur Godfrey ... Axel Nordstrom

John McGiver ... Ralph Goodwin

Paul Lynde ... Homer Cripps

Edward Andrews ... Gen. Wallace Bleecker

Eric Fleming ... Edgar Hill

Dom DeLuise ... Julius Pritter
Elisabeth Fraser ... Nina Bailey

Dick Martin ... Zack Molloy

George Tobias ... Norman Fenimore
Alice Pearce ... Mrs. Fenimore

Ellen Corby ... Anna Miller
Dee J. Thompson ... Donna
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Richard Alden ... Executive (uncredited)
Don Anderson ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Ellen Atterbury ... Wife (uncredited)
Bella Bruck ... Minor Role (uncredited)
John Burnside ... Reporter (uncredited)
Regina Carrol ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Pat Casella ... Secretary (uncredited)
Jerry Catron ... Executive (uncredited)
George Cisar ... Fat Man (uncredited)

Bill Cord ... American (uncredited)
John Dennis ... Policeman (uncredited)
Dick Dial ... Executive (uncredited)
Roy Eason ... Executive (uncredited)
M. Hakim ... Henchman (uncredited)
Florence Halop ... Lady on Telephone (uncredited)
Joe Haworth ... Reporter (uncredited)
Maurice Kelly ... Reporter (uncredited)
James Macklin ... Policeman (uncredited)
Mike Mahoney ... Reporter (uncredited)
Theodore Marcuse ... Gregor - Spy with Cigar (uncredited)
Gregg Martell ... Russian (uncredited)
Brett Parker ... Engineer (uncredited)
Joe Ploski ... Husband (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ... Party Guest / Computer Plant Worker (uncredited)

Michael Romanoff ... Husband (uncredited)
Rachel Romen ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Charles Stewart ... Reporter (uncredited)
Leslie Vallen ... Miss Perkins (uncredited)

Robert Vaughn ... Napoleon Solo (uncredited)
Charles Victor ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Carolyn Williamson ... Party Girl (uncredited)
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Directed by
Frank Tashlin 
 
Writing credits
Everett Freeman (written by)

Produced by
Everett Freeman .... producer
Martin Melcher .... producer
 
Original Music by
Frank De Vol  (as De Vol)
 
Cinematography by
Leon Shamroy (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
John McSweeney Jr.  (as John McSweeney)
 
Art Direction by
Edward C. Carfagno  (as Edward Carfagno)
George W. Davis 
 
Set Decoration by
Henry Grace 
Hugh Hunt 
 
Makeup Department
Barbara Lampson .... hair styling: Doris Day's
Harry Maret .... makeup artist
William Tuttle .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
Edward Woehler .... unit production manager
Lindsley Parsons Jr. .... assistant production manager: MGM (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Al Jennings .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Frank Wesselhoff .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Franklin Milton .... recording supervisor
Van Allen James .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
J. McMillan Johnson .... special visual effects (as J. McMillin Johnson)
Carroll L. Shepphird .... special visual effects
 
Stunts
Dick Dial .... stunts (uncredited)
Louie Elias .... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Hakim .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Doug Byers .... underwater electrician (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ray Aghayan .... costumes designed by: Miss Day's
 
Music Department
Albert Woodbury .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

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Runtime:
Germany:110 min | USA:110 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:G | Germany:12 (DVD rating) | UK:U | USA:Approved (MPAA rating: certificate #21077) | West Germany:12 (nf)

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Trivia:
Not only does Robert "Napoleon Solo" Vaughn cameo at the party, but there is a snatch of the "Man from U.N.C.L.E." theme heard on the soundtrack when Paul Lynde goes undercover in drag.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The first time the remote control boat runs up onshore, the cans and boots trailing the boat after the marriage of Jennifer and Bruce, can be seen in a quick shot of the boat. It appears they used the same shot for both.See more »
Quotes:
Julius Pritter:Gismo? You are a spy!See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Bossa Nova BessieSee more »

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22 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
First-class slapstick and romance, 22 January 2001
Author: moonspinner55 from las vegas, nv

Is this Doris Day's best movie? Probably not, but it is one of her funniest and I laughed more here than at any of her bedroom comedies from this era. Fashionably advertised as a spy comedy--it's really not (there's one spy late in the film)--it features our Doris as a kooky widow with a menagerie of pets who spends her nights at school (some of her classes are ballet and map-making!) and her days as an aerospace tour guide. On the weekends, she dons a mermaid's tail and swims beneath her father's vessel. Doris is very down-to-the-earth here, never too-cute. I loved the warmly feminine feel she gives to the song "Soft As The Starlight", and the lovely look on her face after Rod Taylor kisses her for the first time. The slapstick stuff is very raucous and noisy, but I laughed out loud when Paul Lynde followed Doris into the ladies room dressed in drag, or when Doris makes a date with two different men for a romantic evening, and the men are the ones who end up (innocently) in bed together. Dick Martin says to Edward Andrews, "Do you wanna meet early and pick out the furniture?" An exceptionally smart bauble: breezy, plushly-made and essentially brainless, but it makes for a great couple of hours. ***1/2 from ****

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