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Director:
Writers:
Stanley Shapiro (written by) &
Nate Monaster (written by)
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Release Date:
29 January 1968 (Sweden) See more »
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The wife you save... may be your own! See more »
Plot:
When a carefree bachelor tries to get his best friend to drop his mistress and return to his wife, he finds himself with romantic problems as well. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
NewsDesk:
Eli Wallach dies at 98
 (From EW.com - Inside Movies. 24 June 2014, 11:09 PM, PDT)

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Rock Hudson and Doris Day type comedy See more (13 total) »

Cast

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Dean Martin ... David Sloane

Stella Stevens ... Carol Corman

Eli Wallach ... Harry Hunter

Anne Jackson ... Muriel Laszlo
Betty Field ... Thelma

Jack Albertson ... Mr. Slotkin
Katharine Bard ... Mary Hunter

Woodrow Parfrey ... Eddie Rankin

Alan Oppenheimer ... Everett Bauer

Shelley Morrison ... Marcia Borie

George Furth ... Roger
Monroe Arnold ... Wally Hammond
Claude Stroud ... Hall Satler
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bruce Chesse ... Groom (uncredited)

Joe Gray ... Cab Driver (uncredited)

Directed by
Fielder Cook 
 
Writing credits
Stanley Shapiro (written by) &
Nate Monaster (written by)

Produced by
Stanley Shapiro .... producer
 
Original Music by
Michel Legrand 
 
Cinematography by
Lee Garmes 
 
Film Editing by
Philip W. Anderson 
 
Production Design by
Robert Clatworthy 
 
Set Decoration by
George R. Nelson 
 
Costume Design by
Moss Mabry 
 
Makeup Department
Faye Chaney .... makeup artist
Hank Edds .... makeup artist
Steve Lane .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wendell Franklin .... assistant director
 
Special Effects by
Geza Gaspar .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Al St. Hilaire .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Ray Conniff .... music theme
 
Other crew
Bill O'Sullivan .... production consultant
 

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102 min
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Color (Pathécolor)
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Quotes:
Everett Bauer:You find my touch repugnent?
Carol Corman:[as she punches out] No, it's, uh, just that I haven't had my tetanus shot.
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12 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Rock Hudson and Doris Day type comedy, 13 October 2000
Author: Jimbo-96 from Baltimore, Maryland

I found it incredible that fewer than 5 people have voted on this film, as of Oct. 2000. It did reasonably well at the box office and is an enjoyable comedy. This film will appeal to fans of the Rock Hudson and Doris Day comedies of the same era and the plot contains just a pinch more sex dialogue.

The cast is excellent and Dean Martin is as gifted in comedy (please disregard the Jerry Lewis films) as he is a singer. The title song is catchy and worth an extra voting point. The plot concerns bachelor Dean Martin trying to save Eli Wallach's marriage and, of course, creating more problems and confusion. So ditch Rock and watch Dean instead.

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