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The Girl Who Came Gift-Wrapped (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  29 January 1974 (USA)
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A small-town beauty queen is hired, as a joke, as a "birthday present" for a magazine publisher.

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Sandy Brown / Sandy Benson
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Michael Green
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Harold
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Patti
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Stanley
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Miss Markin
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Sylvia
Michael Haynes ...
Larry
Patti Cubbison ...
Cindy
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Louise
Carol Veazie ...
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Monty Margetts ...
Second Matron
Maurice Sherbanee ...
Waiter
Dave Morick ...
Barber
William E. Sands ...
Barney
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So how can a swinging bachelor learn a lesson about love? As magazine publisher Michael Green celebrates his big 4-0, he finds a bikini-clad Sandy Benson wrapped in a big bow as a birthday present supposedly courtesy of his drinking buddies. After trading barbs with the former beauty pageant winner, they find they have an attraction of sorts and she sticks around. Romance abounds as this country girl goes looking for romance in the big city in a typical television romantic comedy fashion. Written by laird-3

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La chica que vino en un paquete de regalo  »

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The film's conclusion is set in Kenosha, Wisconsin, but mountains are clearly seen in the distant background. See more »

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Sandy Benson: The whole world's working on a new morality, and in Kenosha, they still refer to Ingrid Bergman as 'that woman'.
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She's from Kenosha........
1 July 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

........., my home town, and that's why I sought this made-for-TV film out. I heard one of the writers was a pal of Daniel J. Travanty (who's also from Kenosha), and thereby the in-joke, where Karen Valentine's character has the line "The whole world's working on a new morality, and in Kenosha, they still refer to Ingrid Bergman as 'that woman'". Just a cute, forgotten little opus which serves to mark the next-to-last film of Richard Long's career.


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