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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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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 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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EXCELLENT FUNNY! Wish it were on DVD and in widescreen/letterbox!
14 March 2003 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This movie is very funny and only wish it'd be on DVD! And if so, in letterbox / widescreen! Which I know is a 2.35:1 aspect ratio. Studios keep putting out the same titles over and over again on DVD; there are MANY other titles / movies that need to be on DVD! I remember seeing this film on ABC on their afternoon movie (4:30 PM), back in the 1970's, and then awhile ago, in letterbox / widescreen on the AMC channel (before they ruined the channel by going with commercials). The character of Robert Morse ("Ed") shows Walter Matthau's character ("Paul") how to cheat on his wife, by telling stories of other men who cheated on their wives (utilizing famous celebrities in cameos in these roles), and explains what they did and how they did it, and what to do and what NOT to do. The title song by the Turtles is great! A bouncy tune! Someone should tell 20th Century Fox to put this out on DVD and if and when they do, put it out in letterbox / widescreen. SEE IT (if you have not)! ENJOY! -Paul latinogringo941


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