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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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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
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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

The New York Times critic noted in his review of this film on May 27, 1967, that "of all the witty demonstrations, one of the most amusing . . . " in the film was when Jayne Mansfield loses her bra in the home of Terry-Thomas. The sex symbol's two-minute cameo was shot under great personal distress, however. Filmed in mid-December 1966, at the time Zoltan Hargitay--Mansfield's youngest son with Mickey Hargitay--was recovering from spinal meningitis at Conejo Valley (CA) Community Hospital, after undergoing brain surgery resulting from his being mauled by a lion in a freak accident at the Jungleland Park in Thousand Oaks, CA, on November 26, 1966. Zoltan spent exactly one month in the hospital, returning home to Jayne's "Pink Palace" on that year's Christmas morning. Though several Mansfield films would be released after her untimely death six months later, the scenes in this one were, as an actress, her final moments before the professional movie cameras. See more »

Quotes

Technical Adviser: [after losing her bra in "the heat of battle"] It's all right, Tiger. I've got another one at home.
Technical Adviser: That is not what's worrying me. What is worrying me is my wife coming home and finding it.
Technical Adviser: She'll just think it's hers.
Technical Adviser: Don't be ridiculous.
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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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Underrated classic
2 November 1998 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

A movie from a time when "mature" didn't mean graphic. The plot is right out of the buttoned-down 60's -- Walter Matthau consults with expert adulterer Robert Morse before cheating on his wife (a very sexy Inger Stevens). Robert Morse's lessons are illustrated by hilarious vignettes featuring a Who's Who of comedy stars. The Joey Bishop turn on how to handle being caught in the act -- Deny, Deny, Deny is a classic.


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