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Not with My Wife, You Don't! (1966)

Approved | | Comedy | January 1967 (Austria)
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During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Ferris
Julie Ferris
'Tank' Martin
General Maynard C. Parker
Richard Eastham ...
General Milt Walters
Eddie Ryder ...
Sgt. Gilroy
George Tyne ...
Sgt. Dogerty
Doris Parker
Donna Danton ...
Nurse Sally Ann
Natalie Core ...
Lillian Walters
Buck Young ...
Air Police Colonel
Maurice Dallimore ...
BBC Commentator
Robert Cleaves ...
Time Reporter
Karla Most ...
Italian Maid
Betty Bresler ...
Miss Ephron


During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been killed in a plane crash. She soon discovers Scott is alive, but remains happily married to Curtis until Scott re-enters their lives 14 years later. Written by Jeanne Armintrout <Jeannee@uwyo.edu>

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At the end of the fight scene in the hotel room with the general next door, Julie Ferris says, "Boys! Boys! Boys!" but her lips do not move. See more »


Julietta 'Julie' Ferris: With everyone making love, who is fighting the war?
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Referenced in Mary Tyler Moore: Not with My Wife, I Don't (1976) See more »


My Inamorata
Music by John Williams (as Johnny Williams)
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
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Deadly girl-ogling farce...
19 July 2009 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Two buddies from the Korean War vie for the affections of a military nurse; one of them eventually marries her, but that doesn't stop the other man from trying to grab her one last time. Colorful opening sequence gives way to galumphing, desperate antics. Tony Curtis is more attuned to the script and the handling than is George C. Scott (who is lost at sea); Virna Lisi tops them both with a sensuously silly performance. She's really the only reason to watch, as the laughs are spread far and wide. Comedy veterans Melvin Frank and Norman Panama originated the story, though Frank's work was apparently squeezed out of the final draft (the screenplay is credited to Panama, Larry Gelbart, and Peter Barnes). Either way, it's disastrous. * from ****

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