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Three separate stories concerning relationship issues are presented, each largely taking place in suite 719 of the Plaza Hotel in New York City. In story one, suburban New Yorkers Sam and Karen Nash are spending the night in the hotel as their house is being painted, but more importantly for Karen because it is their twenty-"something" wedding anniversary, the hotel where they spent their honeymoon. While Karen wants to recreate the romance that she remembers of their wedding night, Sam is preoccupied with business matters. But it is other issues that highlight their fundamental differences that may demonstrate if they will make it to twenty-something plus one. In story two, womanizing Hollywood movie producer Jesse Kiplinger has exactly two hours free during his whirlwind stay in New York, which he wants to fill with a quickie. Of the many women he calls, the first to agree to meet at his suite is his old hometown flame, married Muriel Tate. Muriel, who knows what Jesse wants, he who... Written by
Walter Matthau plays three characters in this film: Sam Nash, Jesse Kiplinger and Roy Hubley. Matthau plays all three lead male roles in all three segments. In the remake, Plaza Suite (1987), actress Carol Burnett played all three lead female parts in all three stories. See more »
In Act 3, Norma Hubley's hat gets soaking wet when she sticks her head out of the window. In the next shot it is dry again. See more »
This movie features Walter Matthau in three separate roles but the real
stars are the women he performs with: Maureen Stapleton, Barbara Harris
and Lee Grant. In each case, we see them in the roles of wife,
girlfriend and mother. Maureen Stapleton's role was sad and the other
two--Harris and Grant-- are comical. I found the roles of these women
were more interesting and the acting more convincing than Walter
Matthau. I am a fan of Walter Matthau but in this film he gives a
lacklustre performance with limited material in the first story and
overblown performances in the other two. Matthau is usually a very
funny guy with great lines and superb delivery but the humour just
isn't there and the lines fall flat. All three stories deal with
marriage and relationships at various stages of life. The common thread
is that they take place in the same suite at New York City's Plaza
Hotel, a Neil Simon touch.
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