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Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957)

TV-PG | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 3 April 1957 (USA)
In this musical-comedy, Dean Martin plays an American hotel mogul who becomes smitten with a young Italian woman (Anna Maria Alberghetti) when buying a hotel in Rome. To marry this gal, he has to get her three older sisters married off.

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Richard Thorpe
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dean Martin ... Ray Hunter
Anna Maria Alberghetti ... Nina Martelli
Eva Bartok ... Maria Martelli
Dewey Martin ... Mike Clark Jr.
Walter Slezak ... Papa Vittorio Martelli
Paul Henreid ... Anton
Jules Munshin ... Arthur
Marcel Dalio ... Vittorio Cisini
Evelyn Varden ... Countess Alzani
Lisa Montell ... Diana Martelli
Lisa Gaye ... Ana Martelli
John Archer ... Bob Dudley
Stephen Dunne ... Tom Crandall (as Steve Dunne)
Dean Jones ... Dan
Monique van Vooren ... Girl on Main Title (as Monique Van Vooren)
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In this musical-comedy, Dean Martin plays an American hotel mogul who becomes smitten with a young Italian woman (Anna Maria Alberghetti) when buying a hotel in Rome. To marry this gal, he has to get her three older sisters married off.

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Young hotel millionaire and four gorgeous marriage-minded sisters on a musical Roman holiday. See more »


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

10.000 Schlafzimmer See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)| 4-Track Stereo

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dean Martin's first film without Jerry Lewis. See more »

Quotes

Mike Clark: I want to marry your daughter.
Papa Vittorio Martelli: Sorry I haven't any left.
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Connections

Featured in E! True Hollywood Story: Dean Martin (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock Around The Clock
(uncredited)
Sung by Diana and Ana Martinelli
Written by James E. Myers and Max Freedman
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Excellent movie
16 June 2004 | by danflingSee all my reviews

This was, of course, the first Dean Martin film in which he

appeared without his entertainment partner Jerry Lewis.

Thirty years ago, someone had told me that this was an

excellent movie, and that Dean Martin's films had declined from

this start.

I finally got a chance to see the film, and I do think that it was an

excellent qualified debut! I rate it 10 out of a possible 10.

The songs and the singing were exquisite. The plot was a

little confusing with set of the Italian sisters, but typical M-G-M

original screenplay quality.

I cannot understand, though, why none of this was put into any

of the M-G-M compilation That's Entertainment films! I think that

Dean Martin's presence would have been an enhancement to the

other great stars. Even the hilarious interpretation (not by Mr.

Martin) of Bill Haley's Rock around the Clock would have been a

good source of material.

See this film whenever you get the chance!


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