After 17 years, things have got too predictable and stale. They argue, they visit a marriage counselor, Richard (drunk) visits a prostitute. They split up. After meeting other people, they are re-united at a night club where they realize that their marriage was better than their divorce. Written by
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The judge presiding over divorce proceedings in the film is played by John J. Anthony, a real-life marriage guidance counselor. This was his only acting role in a film. See more
When Debbie Reynolds is curling her hair and Dick Van Dyke is cutting his toenails, we see Debbie from behind and her reflection in the mirror. There are clearly two rollers pinned to the top of her head. Dick cuts a toenail that lands on Debbie's vanity table. She is shot from the front where we see her flick the toenail off the table with no rollers on her head. In the next shot from behind again, the rollers magically reappear. See more
I can imagine how anxious you must be to find the right woman. Your present wife a blonde maybe?
Well sir, a nice cool brunette would be just what the doctor ordered.
SPOILER: Opening credits (and the musical score) begin when a conductor - having just walked across a field and set up a music stand - raises his baton, gives a downbeat, and "cues" the sounds of husbands and wives arguing from the houses in the neighborhood below. At the end of the picture, the conductor again appears in the field above the neighborhood and begins conducting the final musical score through the closing credits (and drowning out the sound of arguing). See more
Let's Fall in Love
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by Ted Koehler
Sung partially by Pat Collins See more