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The Marriage-Go-Round (1961)

Approved | | Comedy | 6 January 1961 (USA)
A Swedish woman wants her American host to father her baby.

Director:

Walter Lang

Writers:

Leslie Stevens (play), Leslie Stevens
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Cast

Cast overview:
Susan Hayward ... Content Delville
James Mason ... Paul Delville
Julie Newmar ... Katrin Sveg
Robert Paige ... Dr. Ross Barnett
June Clayworth ... Flo Granger
Joe Kirkwood Jr. ... Henry 'Doc' Granger
Mary Patton Mary Patton ... Mamie Barnett
Trax Colton Trax Colton ... Crew Cut - Party Guest
Tony Bennett ... Himself - Vocalist - Title Song (voice)
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Storyline

A Swedish woman wants her American host to father her baby.

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Taglines:

THIS MAN HAS A PROBLEM! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carosello matrimoniale See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Daystar Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The play was loosely inspired from a famous exchange between dancer Isadora Duncan and playwright George Bernard Shaw. Duncan suggested the two should produce a child because "with your mind and my body, think what a person it would be." See more »

Quotes

Paul Delville: [caught watching Katrin sunbathing] I see nothing wrong in observing the classic symmetry of the human form. As a matter of fact she is one of the few people I have ever seen who has perfect feet.
Content Delville: And perfect toes! Why don't you run out and nibble on them? I know, let's get our crayons and see who can draw the funniest picture of her behind... Oh, shucks, she's coming in. Don't put on that towel, Katrin - your fans want one more chorus!
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Soundtracks

Marriage-Go-Round
by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman and Lew Spence
sung by Tony Bennett
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I enjoyed the movie, but liked others of Mason's more.
29 June 2006 | by twelthofneverSee all my reviews

The outside scenes of this movie were partially filmed in Lakeland, Florida (my hometown) on the Florida Southern College campus. The buildings were designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and are situated adjacent to Lake Hollingsworth. It made a beautiful setting for this romantic comedy. Co-star Susan Hayward was one of my favorite actresses and of course, Julie Newmar was almost as smashing as Bo Derek in "10". I thought the plot was a bit sophisticated for the time (1961). More to my liking were the Doris Day - Rock Hudson comedies of the same period. A little less sophistication and more "slapstick" type fun films. Tony Randall's masterful comedic genius added greatly to most of them.


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