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It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1975)

PG | | Comedy | September 1976 (USA)
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Georgina
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Burton
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Moya Fenwick ...
Mrs. Chorley
Anne Marie Sten ...
Big Red (as Anne-Marie Sten)
Robert A. Silverman ...
Lawyer (as Robert Silverman)
Roy Wordsworth ...
Albert
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CAD 1,200,000 (estimated)
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Mrs. Chorley: As I used to say to my late husband...
[she is poked with a stick]
Mrs. Chorley: don't poke that thing at me!
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are shown in a zany animation sequence. Towards the end, the voice of star Anthony Newley comments on the names being introduced in these credits. He calls the producer "a funny fella" and mispronounces a slew of other names. See more »

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Great actors, TERRIBLE movie!
23 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I might have given it a higher rating, if there was any way to figure out what was going on. Stephanie Powers is gorgeous. Yvonne DeCarlo has a great expressive face, that is wonderful to see. A young John Candy has a minor role, which was kind of fun. Some of the outfits and 1970's fashions were really awesome. Unfortunately, the plot is truly incomprehensible. The direction is uneven, at best. The script is deranged - there does not appear to be a real plot at all. I got to the last scene, and still did not know what the point of this movie was. All I can say is, it was a waste of a dollar at Walmart. Not to mention an hour and a half of my time. I cannot believe that a studio paid to have this movie made, let alone releasing it on DVD.


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