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The April Fools (1969)

In New York, the newly-promoted in the Street Broker Howard Brubaker is invited by his boss Ted Gunther to come to his fancy apartment. However, there is a party and the clumsy Howard feels... See full summary »

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Potter Shrader
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Grace Greenlaw
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Andre Greenlaw
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In New York, the newly-promoted in the Street Broker Howard Brubaker is invited by his boss Ted Gunther to come to his fancy apartment. However, there is a party and the clumsy Howard feels uncomfortable and misplaced. Ted's wife Catherine Gunther is amused with Howard and he invites her to have a drink in a club that Ted has suggested. Howard has a loveless marriage and his wife Phyllis does not pay attention to him. Catherine is unhappily married with Ted. When they meet the couple Grace and Andre Greenlaw that have been married for many years and are still happy, they decide to travel together to Paris to start a new life together. Will they leave their marriages behind? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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He has a wife. She has a husband. With so much in common they just have to fall in love. See more »

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28 May 1969 (USA)  »

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April april  »

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Catherine Deneuve's part was originally intended for Shirley Maclaine. See more »

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Howard Brubaker: Any children?
Catherine Gunther: No. My husband doesn't like children.
Howard Brubaker: Oh?
Catherine Gunther: He thinks their too... too childish.
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Written by Marvin Hamlisch, Joel Hirschhorn and Al Kasha
Performed by Robert John
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WAY underrated
10 July 2002 | by (austin texas) – See all my reviews

Worth it just for the look at the sixties beautiful people. But on top of that, excellent love story coupled with hilarious comedy. Plus it has one of our last looks at the sexiest actress of all time - Myrna Loy. This should be hailed as a classic. Shame on the stupid critics.


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