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Three on a Couch (1966)

An artist has an opportunity to go to Paris and wants to bring his fiancee along. However, she's a psychiatrist who currently has three female patients who don't like men. So, he guises ... See full summary »

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Christopher Pride / Warren / Ringo / Rutherford / Heather
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Dr. Elizabeth Acord
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Susan Manning
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Anna Jacque
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Mary Lou Mauve
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Dr. Ben Mizer
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Murphy
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Rich Lady
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The Drunk
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Old Woman
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The Ambassador
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An artist has an opportunity to go to Paris and wants to bring his fiancee along. However, she's a psychiatrist who currently has three female patients who don't like men. So, he guises himself as three different men to gauge their trust and hopefully cure them so that his fiancee can go with him. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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March 1966 (USA)  »

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Trivia

One of the films included in "The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (and how they got that way)" by Harry Medved and Randy Lowell. See more »

Quotes

[Greeting Elizabeth's secretary]
Christopher Pride: Hi, Murphy, you precious pussycat!
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Connections

Referenced in What's My Line?: Episode dated 19 June 1966 (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

A Now and a Later Love
Music by Lou Brown (as Louis Yule Brown)
Lyrics by Jerry Lewis and Lil Mattis
Sung by Danny Costello
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"My! Aren't you spreading yourself a bit thin?"
5 September 2011 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Jerry Lewis stars in and directed this inept farce about an American artist who wins a contest and hopes to spend the money traveling to Paris with his new bride, but she's a psychiatrist and can't leave behind her three most troubled patients ("I took an oath!"). The romantically-crestfallen ladies who are standing in the way are soon individually wooed by three bachelors, each of them the artist (now a con-artist) under an alias. This deception, of course, allows Jerry to half-heartedly dip into his standard bag of tricks and treat us to his funny voices and disguises (including one in drag). The camera-work is continually bad, with constant shots featuring the back of Lewis' head, and the script from Bob Ross and Samuel A. Taylor is flaccid and condescending (offensive to doctors, to commercial artists, but mostly to women). The 'mod' attributes in the costumes and art direction give the picture a jazzy look, but it's really just the same old stuff Jerry Lewis had been churning out for years by this point. *1/2 from ****


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