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Promises..... Promises! (1963)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | August 1963 (USA)
After a drunken spree on a cruise ship, two women discover that they're pregnant, and set out to find who the fathers are.

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King Donovan

Writers:

William Welch (screenplay), Tommy Noonan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jayne Mansfield ... Sandy Brooks
Marie McDonald ... Claire Banner
Tommy Noonan ... Jeff Brooks
Mickey Hargitay ... King Banner
Fritz Feld ... Ship's Doctor
Eileen Barton ... Girl in Doctor's office
Claude Stroud ... Steward
Eddie Quillan ... Bartender
Marjorie Bennett ... Mrs. Snavely
Victor Lundin ... Mrs. Snavely's Gigolo (as Vic Lundin)
T.C. Jones T.C. Jones ... Babbette, ship's hairdresser / Female impersonator
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Storyline

After a drunken spree on a cruise ship, two women discover that they're pregnant, and set out to find who the fathers are.

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Taglines:

You Read About Her In Playboy Magazine...Now See All Of Jayne Mansfield!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Promises! Promises! See more »

Filming Locations:

S.S. Independence

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Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Noonan-Taylor Production See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During the ocean cruise, Sandy (Jayne Mansfield) sends a telegram announcing her pregnancy to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Peers in Texas. The Peers were Mansfield's actual mother and step-father. See more »

Quotes

Ship's Doctor: Now then, just dissolve this in an alcoholic drink and take it down.
Jeff Brooks: You mean to say that this pill is going to help me become a father?
Ship's Doctor: I have every reason to believe it will.
Jeff Brooks: Wow! What's in it?
Ship's Doctor: Well, let us just say it will accomplish a purpose. Immediately afterwards, however, a temporary state of amnesia may occur.
Jeff Brooks: Oh, amnesia?
Ship's Doctor: There's nothing to worry about.
Jeff Brooks: Oh, thank you, Doctor.
Ship's Doctor: You're very welcome. 'Bye.
Ship's Doctor: [recording his notes] Patient Jeffrey Brooks, professional writer, travelling on ...
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Featured in Indie Sex: Censored (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Fairy Tales
Music & Lyrics by Roberta Daye
Performed by Roberta Daye (Marie McDonald singing voice, uncredited)
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Jayne Mansfield is nude! 'Nuff said!
14 August 1999 | by skad13See all my reviews

Terrible, terrible comedy. But if I were rating it, I'd give it 1 star for the script, photography, and performances, and 10 for the display of Ms. Mansfield's ample attributes. I think this is why they invented the fast-forward button


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