Jaded movie star Vanessa Windsor, saved from a studio accident by handsome extra Chris Farley, pursues him, and soon he's the 'caretaker' of her beach house. Vanessa's sexy, alcoholic adult daughter Penny accidentally meets Chris, who rescues her from an 'octopus' boyfriend. Before you know it, Chris is involved with both mother and daughter, and his only way out is to take a job in a Mexican picture about man-eating orchids...Written by
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Jane Powell's first dramatic non-singing role. See more »
Chris Farley (George Nader) suffers a nasty cut on his right arm after saving Vanessa Windsor (Hedy Lamarr) from a falling light. Shortly afterwards on their first date, while having a moonlight swim, the cut is nowhere to be seen. Then days later Vanessa visits Chris at his bungalow court apartment and he has a very visible bandage and tape covering the cut on his arm. See more »
Oh, Chris. Chris, there is no use trying to escape it. There'll never be any other woman in your life but me. I'll see to that. Just you and me - and - Penny, of course. You and me and Penny.
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The movie was filmed in Cinescope b and white, a rarity in those days of large screens. Hedy was perfect as a woman fading from the limelight and ageing, but turning to alcohol. That is why she looked and acted like she was supposed to. Jane Powell looked too old to be Hedy's daughter and way overacted her dramatic scenes. She should of stuck to musicals. George Nadar, looked the part, but his acting was wooden. jan sterling was good for the small part she had in it.
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