Willie Bauche, a Hollywood producer, becomes so obsessed with turning his wife, Ann Garantier, into the sexiest star in Hollywood that he neglects her real needs. Feeling lonely and tired ... See full summary »
Father Arturo Carrera (Sir Dirk Bogarde) leaves the priesthood over the church's indifferent position during the Spanish Civil War, but finds himself attracted to beautiful entertainer Soledad (Ava Gardner).
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The opening credits to Oh Men! Oh Women! are misleading, but I don't know if it was intentional or not. Dan Dailey received first billing, when he was clearly a supporting character, and David Niven received third billing, when he's the only one who's tied to everyone else in the movie. He plays a therapist, and two of his patients are Ginger Rogers and Tony Randall. Just as The Niv is going on a cruise with Barbara Rush, his fiancé, he learns some unsettling information about her. As everyone collides and the truth comes out, will he and Barbara patch things up?
The movie was based off a play, and I have a feeling that if done properly at that time, it would have been very funny. In the movie, Ginger Rogers ruined every scene she was in by acting as though she'd taken a valium before every take. Dan Dailey overacted terribly, and Barbara Rush didn't seem to have any acting ability whatsoever. David Niven's comic timing was always very good, but when paired up against such terrible costars, it was hard for him to singlehandedly save the movie.
Tony Randall, who unfortunately has the smallest part of the main four actors, gives a fantastic performance. If only the entire movie were a tete-a-tete between him and David Niven. In his first therapy session, Tony runs the gamut of human emotions, delivering a hilarious and exciting monologue deserving of applause at the end. That scene is hands-down the best scene in the movie. If you love Tony Randall, you're not going to want to skip this movie. If you're just looking for a funny movie that was based off a play and has great comic timing, try out The Impossible Years instead-it's one of my favorites.
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