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A Guide for the Married Man (1967)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 25 May 1967 (USA)
A man gives his co-worker a series of lessons on how to cheat on one's wife without being caught.

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Cast

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Paul Manning
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Ruth Manning
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Mrs. Irma Johnson
Jackie Russell ...
Miss Harris
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Edward L. 'Ed' Stander
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Mousey Man's Wife
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Harriet Stander
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Marvin Brody ...
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Mrs. Fred V.
Marian Mason ...
Mrs. Rance G.
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Rance G.'s Hanger On
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Miss Stardust
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Harry 'Big Fella' Johnson
Pat Becker ...
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Storyline

Ed convinces his best friend Paul that he should fool around with other women in order to preserve his happy marriage. Ed illustrates his point with a series of vignettes acted out by a lot of famous celebrities. The joke of it all is that Paul is married to lovely Ruth! Written by alfiehitchie

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Fourteen Famous Swingers give you the do's and don't's for the man with the roving eye and the urge to stray!

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Comedy | Romance

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25 May 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Guía para el hombre casado  »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Before this film, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas and Sid Caesar, who were credited as technical advisors in this film and did not shared a scene together here, starred together in the cult classic film It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963). See more »

Quotes

Ed Stander: Basic principle number one - never say you'll be where you can be proved not to be.
Paul Manning: Boy oh boy it just gets more complicated.
Ed Stander: Protecting your loved ones is hard work.
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Referenced in Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 (1999) See more »

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A Guide For The Married Man
Performed by The Turtles
Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Music by John Williams
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Guide for the Married Man, A (DIDIER BECU)
10 September 2003 | by (Gent, Belgium) – See all my reviews

How to cheat your wife without the danger that she ever notices it? That's the big issue for the friends that are surrounding Walter Matthau who thought that loving his wife is the sole thing on earth that counts even if there are other parts of the body that says it differently. Well it's called a sexcomedy but mind you this is as friendly as cinema from the sixties can get but it works brilliant and not in the least because of Walter's great performance.


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