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Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad (1967)

A mother drops her son and husband off at a tropical vacation spot for a little rest and relaxation. The only problem is that the husband has been dead for quite some time, and his wife had... See full summary »


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A mother drops her son and husband off at a tropical vacation spot for a little rest and relaxation. The only problem is that the husband has been dead for quite some time, and his wife had him stuffed and carries him around with her. Complications ensue. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Release Date:

15 February 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Coitadinho do Papai, Mamãe Pendurou Você no Armário e Eu Estou Muito Triste  »

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Did You Know?


This film was completed in 1965 but Paramount didn't release it until 1967. In the interim, the understandably nervous studio hired Jonathan Winters to appear in comic inserts shot long after the regular cast had dispersed and principal photography was over. See more »


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Junior College Play
31 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a play that I was in as the "stuffed Dad" while attending a community college in Minnesota--some 20+ years ago. The director was an instructor I had in an earlier quarter and he wanted me to audition for the play. I did and was chosen to play the character of the Dad. The stage was not too fancy but was to give the impression of a hotel in the tropics. The bellhops used tape recorders to play a portion of a monologue spoken by my stage wife. There were two Venus flytraps in front of the stage played by two female cast members. The director had made a decision to do the play as out of sync as much as possible. I do not appear until the second act and then was on stage for a good part of the time after that. We had the play going for 6 nights and I did my own makeup which was rather strange as well. I did enjoy doing the play and I like to see live theater as it just might not go the way it was planned some nights.

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