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What's Up, Doc? (1972)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  10 March 1972 (USA)
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The accidental mix up of four identical plaid overnight bags leads to a series of increasingly wild and wacky situations.

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Two researchers have come to San Francisco to compete for a research grant in Music. One seems a bit distracted, and that was before he meets her. A strange woman seems to have devoted her life to confusing and embarassing him. At the same time a woman has her jewels stolen and a government whistle blower arrives with his stolen top secret papers. All, of course have the same style and color overnight bag. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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A screwball comedy. Remember them?

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Comedy | Romance

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10 March 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Glimpse of Tiger  »

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SEK 11,598,000 (Sweden)
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The book which Eunice is reading in bed and which she subsequently tosses away in disgust is 'The Sensuous Woman' by "J", a best-seller at the time, depicting in very graphic detail various sexual techniques from a woman's viewpoint. See more »

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Superb 70s Screwball Comedy
14 August 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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