A Flea in Her Ear (1968)

M  |   |  Comedy  |  19 October 1968 (France)
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A Frenchwoman (Rosemary Harris), suspecting her lawyer husband (Rex Harrison) of having an affair, plots to catch him in the act.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabrielle Chandebisse
Henri Tournel
Suzanne de Castilian
Grégoire Aslan ...
Max, Hotel Coq Dor Owner
Pierre Chandebisse, Victor's Nephew
Georges Descrières ...
Don Carlos de Castilian
Antoinette, Charles' Wife
Charles the Butler
Victor Sen Yung ...
Oke Saki
Laurence Badie ...
Dominique Davray ...
Olivier Hussenot ...
Max's Uncle Louis
Estella Blain ...


A Frenchwoman (Rosemary Harris), suspecting her lawyer husband (Rex Harrison) of having an affair, plots to catch him in the act.

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Release Date:

19 October 1968 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Com a Pedra no Sapato  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)


(DeLuxe Color)|

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2.35 : 1
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Clive Donner was asked to direct. See more »


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A Flea in Her Ear
Music by Bronislau Kaper
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by Claudine Longet
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fun (but typical) bedroom farce
3 March 2014 | by (southwest US) – See all my reviews

The costumes and special effects help make this fun -- the bright purple and green pastels make it look like a technicolor explosion.... IMDb says its Panavision. Lots of slapstick humor and mis-understandings, the typical bedroom farce. ( I LOVE the couple eating a full dinner in bed! ) Rex Harrison plays Victor Chandebisse, this coming just after My Fair Lady and Doctor Doolittle, so he was probably ready for something less intense. Of course, his NEXT film would be Staircase.... which was something MUCH more different. Watch it if you can catch it. Also Louis Jourdan on the prowl. I didn't really know Rosemary Harris (plays Mrs. Chandebisse); it looks like she was nominated for an Oscar in 1995! was also in the Spiderman films. This fun film runs like an episode of Three's Company, but everyone is having a good time, and its a great way to spend an hour and a half. Complete with a nephew with a speech impediment, and appearances by foreigners. I don't usually like period pieces, but this one is quite enjoyable. Directed by French director Jacques Charon.

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