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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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Ruth Manning
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Miss Harris
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Mousey Man's Wife
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Harriet Stander
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Mrs. Fred V.
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Mrs. Rance G.
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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! See more »

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

The voice of director Gene Kelly can be heard coming from a television set. See more »

Quotes

Ed Stander: Basic Principle number one: Never, NEVER say you'll be where you can be found not to be.
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Connections

Referenced in American Masters: Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer (2002) 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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Almost Salacious!!
16 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is a very entertaining artifact of its era, the swinging sixties.Concerning the attempts of Walter Matthau to cheat on his sexy wife Inger Stevens with the even more sexy and luscious Sue Ann Langdon (what did this guy want, everything?)cheered on by his rake of a pal, Robert Morse(!!). A case of stunt casting which in this case works. The sexual revolution hits poor suburbanite Matthau right in the face and he wants in on it. Who can blame him? This would-be bawdy comedy was directed by nice guy Gene Kelly, so if it's not rapacious enough for some, it's still the best piece of bawd this side of Billy Wilder.


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