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Director:
Writers:
David Shaw (story)
David Shaw (screenplay)
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Release Date:
24 April 1969 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The Vaccinated Americans. How to spot them. See more »
Plot:
The humorous adventures of a group of American tourists taking an eighteen-day guided bus tour of nine European countries. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Wallace Arnold tours meets 'Its a MAD MAD MAD World' See more (30 total) »

Cast

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Ian McShane ... Charlie Cartwright

Suzanne Pleshette ... Samantha Perkins

Vittorio De Sica ... Shoemaker

Murray Hamilton ... Fred Ferguson

Sandy Baron ... John Marino
Mario Carotenuto ... Giuseppe
Paul Esser ... German Sergeant
Suzy Falk ... German Sergeant's Wife

Michael Constantine ... Jack Harmon

Pamela Britton ... Freda

Norman Fell ... Harve Blakely

Reva Rose ... Irma Blakely

Hilarie Thompson ... Shelly Ferguson

Luke Halpin ... Bo

Donovan ... Singer in Youth Hostel

Marty Ingels ... Bert Greenfield

Catherine Spaak ... Woman Posing for Photographer

Mildred Natwick ... Jenny Grant

Peggy Cass ... Edna Ferguson

Senta Berger ... London Saleswoman

Joan Collins ... Girl on Sidewalk

Marina Berti ... Gina

Robert Vaughn ... Antonio, Photographer

John Cassavetes ... Steve

Ben Gazzara ... Card Player

Patricia Routledge ... Mrs. Featherstone
Ermelinda De Felice ... Italian Woman in Automobile Accident (as Linda De Felice)

Anita Ekberg ... Performer

Elsa Martinelli ... Maria, Woman on Venetian Bridge

Virna Lisi ... John's Beautiful Cousin in Rome

Aubrey Morris ... Harry Dix
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sonya Doumen ... Miss Belgium (as Miss Belgium)
Roger Six ... Marcel
Jennifer White ... Dot (as Jenny White)

Frank Latimore ... George (uncredited)

Yutte Stensgaard ... Museum Guide (uncredited)

Directed by
Mel Stuart 
 
Writing credits
David Shaw (story)

David Shaw (screenplay)

Produced by
Stan Margulies .... producer
David L. Wolper .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Walter Scharf 
 
Cinematography by
Vilis Lapenieks 
 
Film Editing by
David Saxon 
 
Casting by
Lynn Stalmaster 
 
Art Direction by
Marc Frédérix 
 
Costume Design by
Howard Shoup (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Ron Berkeley .... makeup artist
Vittorio Biseo .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Jim Brennan .... production manager: UK
Karl Heinz Eisner .... production manager: Germany
Wim Lindner .... production manager: Holland
Tom Pevsner .... supervising production manager
Louis Pitzele .... production manager: Belgium
Michel Rittener .... production manager: Switzerland
Orazio Tassara .... production manager: Italy
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Patrick O'Brien .... assistant director
Patrick Hella .... addition second assistant director - belgium (uncredited)
Mike Higgins .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Bruce Bigg .... property master
 
Sound Department
Derek Ball .... sound
Jeff Bushelman .... sound editor (uncredited)
Robert Glenn .... sound editor (uncredited)
Van Allen James .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Kane .... grip
Ross A. Maehl .... gaffer (as Ross Maehl)
Fritz Roland .... photographer: second unit
Martin Evans .... gaffer (uncredited)
Geoff Glover .... focus puller (uncredited)
Ray Meehan .... best boy (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Mary Selway .... casting: UK
 
Editorial Department
Robert K. Lambert .... assistant editor (as Robert Lambert)
 
Location Management
Mario Olivieri .... location manager: Italy (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Walter Scharf .... conductor
 
Other crew
Frawley Becker .... dialogue coach
Marilyn Conkle .... production secretary
Doreen Dearnaley .... continuity
Judith Mullen .... production secretary
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
98 min | Argentina:105 min | USA:99 min
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Color (DeLuxe Color)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Canada:G (Manitoba/Nova Scotia) | Canada:F (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:S | Sweden:Btl | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (video rating) | USA:G (edited for re-rating) | USA:M (original rating)
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Trivia:
During one of the interludes that Shelly Ferguson (Hilarie Thompson) spends with the free-spirited Bo (Luke Halpin), she admires the slogan "Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came" that he has displayed on his motorcycle. That phrase is also the title of the next (and last) movie--Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (1970)--in which their co-star, Pamela Britton, appeared before her untimely death in 1974.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Right before the opening credits, a TWA aircraft lands and the airport PA system announces the arrival of TWA flight 700 yet one of the party is carrying a Pan Am flight bag.See more »
Quotes:
Charlie Cartwright:[Trying to convince Samantha to stay with him in Europe] Don't go back, Sam.
Samantha Perkins:Charlie, I'm a square. I have to know where I'm headed. I can't just drift.
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Soundtrack:
Row Row Your BoatSee more »

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16 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Wallace Arnold tours meets 'Its a MAD MAD MAD World', 28 April 2003
Author: Edu-16 from New Zealand

Well when I last saw this one I was wearing Green check trousers and an Orange nylon jumper. Got to be at least 25 years. Ouch. But this one has worn rather better than me.

From memory I was expecting a sort of American Carry On movie - and I suppose this isn't a bad comparison. But the jokes are still funny - quite sharp infact at times. The acting isn't too OTT - no Kenneth Williams mugging here - and the scenery of an as yet unspoilt Europe was a nice reminder of what Europe used to be like.

Yes - the plot is pretty 'souffle' (light, sags in the middle) - but Ian McShane holds it together. Infact , both me and the wife were at a loss as to why I.M. never made it mega-big. He had a lot going for him back then, and he's aged well.

Worth a watch - should bring back some memories for any who first got to know Europe on a coach tour (Wallace Arnold as in my case).

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