Emory works in advertising, and is beginning to crack-up. His latest idea is honesty, e.g. "Volvos, Yes they are boxy, but they're safe". This doesn't go down too well with the boss, so Emory is sent to a psychiatric hospital to 'recover'. Meanwhile, back at the office, Emory's work is accidentally sent to the printers. His ads are a huge success. But now Emory has fallen for Kathy (another patient) and so doesn't want to leave. Written by
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Promotional artwork for this film on DVD, home video and movie posters has shown actor Dudley Moore
wearing a strait-jacket. But in a contra-position to the film's main theme of "truth in advertising", Moore is never actually seen in the movie wearing a strait-jacket. See more
Who here wants to be an ad-man?
[several hands go up
Who here wants to be a fire engine?
[everyone raises their hands, with several standing and commenting things like "Ooh, I do!" and "Me! Pick me!"
The song, "What a Wonderful Word - Hello" (which is played, in part, in the film) runs during part of the credits, with a 'follow the bouncing ball' sing-along on the screen. See more
THE HELLO SONG
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