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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:
The purist of early 60s silly humor. 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 (as Dom De Luise)

Dick Martin ... 'Zack' / Zack Molloy
Elisabeth Fraser ... Nina Bailey

George Tobias ... Mr. 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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Language:
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:
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:
Continuity: When the Venus Project is underway, and Bruce and Jennifer are working late in a remote location, they watch a test launch from behind a protective shield. A close-up of the launch ignition is shown, then moments later when we see Jennifer behind the shield, the same launch ignition is shown as a reflection, but not reversed as the mirror image it should be.See more »
Quotes:
Jennifer Nelson:The recognition signal is: "Vladimir Sent Me". Over!See more »
Movie Connections:
References "The Late Late Show" (1962)See more »
Soundtrack:
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13 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
The purist of early 60s silly humor., 7 June 2004
Author: GeeAMouse-1 from Santa Barbara County, CA

A star-studded cast with the purist of early 60s silly humor. I first saw this movie on an airplane at age 6. It made me laugh then and it still makes me laugh to this day. Dom DeLouise and Paul Lynde are hysterically funny. Doris Day is as Doris as ever and Rod Taylor made a very dashing scientist! I love watching this movie for all the old styles and realizing that they are all back again. The jokes, though simple and harmless, are still humorous today and they were in 1966.

Amazing how silly I though it was to have vacuum that did the cleaning without the assistance of a human. Amazing how they have those now ... a bit smaller that the movie version and I doubt that they would vacuum up a flip flop, but amazing that even a musical romantic comedy of the 60s would foretell us inventions to come.

Dig those computers in this flick! And Dom DeLouise has been known (and seen) to eat many a gourmet item, but a transistor hors d'oeuvres? Silly, but sooooo funny.

Take a trip to the blue room or red room and enjoy this fun film. But be careful, Doris Day just might be spying on you!

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