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A Global Affair (1964)

As an employee at the United Nations building in New York City, Bob Hope finds himself in charge of an infant abandoned at the UN. Besides being a bachelor trying to cope with an infant, he... See full summary »

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Airs Tue. May. 29, 11:00 AM on TCM

Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Frank Larrimore
... Lisette (as Michele Mercier)
... Yvette
... Dolores
... Fumiko
... Randy Sterling
... Under Secretary Segura
... Mr. Snifter
... Guy Duval
... Police Officer Dugan
... Sonya (as Lilo Pulver)
Baby Monroe ... Nonnie
... Nigerian Representative
Georgia Hayes ... Jean
... Himself - TV Newscaster
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As an employee at the United Nations building in New York City, Bob Hope finds himself in charge of an infant abandoned at the UN. Besides being a bachelor trying to cope with an infant, he must determine which nationality the baby is to have since he was abandoned on international territory. Women from several countries appear at his doorstep trying to tempt him and to get him to choose their country. Written by laird-3

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Bob's On The Road To Paternity!

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30 January 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I guai di papà  »

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Trivia

Final feature film of Robert Sterling. See more »

Quotes

Yvette: [throws her arms around Larrimore] Give France a chance!
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Crazy Credits

During closing credits, they display the country of birth for the various actresses - for example : Michèle Mercier of France, Elga Andersen of Germany. See more »

Connections

Featured in MGM Is on the Move! (1964) See more »

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Fais Do Do
Music by Dominic Frontiere
Lyrics by Dorcas Cochran
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An Under Rated Movie That DOESN'T Take Itself Seriously!
25 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

Hope is wonderful in this movie. Yes I agree the plot is unrealistic but that is the beauty of this film. It is played for laughs and does not take itself seriously in any way. The movie is entertaining and fun. This movie shows Bob Hope gagging it up and having fun with a script that could have been better but still manages to make us laugh and entertains us. It is wonderful to see what NYC was like in 1964 when I was 7 years old! I do agree that one major flaw was the fact that no one would allow a baby to be handled in such a matter without contacting the authorities. The movie is predictable and that is part of its charm.


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