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Goodbye Charlie (1964)

Shot by a jealous husband, Charley falls out a porthole and is lost at sea only to find himself returned as an attractive blond woman. His best friend is staying at his house as he puts ... See full summary »

Director:

Vincente Minnelli

Writers:

George Axelrod (play), Harry Kurnitz (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tony Curtis ... George Tracy
Debbie Reynolds ... Charlie Sorel / Virginia Mason
Pat Boone ... Bruce Minton III
Joanna Barnes ... Janie Highland
Ellen Burstyn ... Franny Saltzmann (as Ellen McRae)
Laura Devon ... Rusty Sartori
Martin Gabel ... Morton Craft
Roger C. Carmel ... Inspector Frank McGill (as Roger Carmel)
Harry Madden Harry Madden ... Charlie Sorel
Myrna Hansen Myrna Hansen ... Starlet
Michael Romanoff ... Patron
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson ... Michael Jackson
Anthony Eustrel ... Butler (as Antony Eustrel)
Donna Michelle Donna Michelle ... Woman Doing the Twist on Yacht
Walter Matthau ... Sir Leopold Sartori
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Storyline

Shot by a jealous husband, Charley falls out a porthole and is lost at sea only to find himself returned as an attractive blond woman. His best friend is staying at his house as he puts Charlie's affairs in order and after being convinced, finds himself an unwilling helper in Charlie's new plan to marry into money. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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They don't make girls like "Charlie" anymore -- they never did!


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1964 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Au revoir Charlie See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Venice Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Color by Deluxe)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally intended as a vehicle for Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra and Stuart Whitman. See more »

Goofs

In one shot when Laura Devon is racing over to Malibu in the vintage Rolls Royce, the film has been printed in reverse. The car's license number is shown backwards. See more »

Quotes

George Wellington Tracy: You want to go to Leo's party - the man who killed you?
Virginia Mason: Live and let live!
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Connections

Remade as Dobol dribol (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Seven at Once
Lyrics by Dory Previn
Music by André Previn
Sung by Jerry Wallace
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A GREAT SLEEPER
2 August 2002 | by richardnbevSee all my reviews

This is one of those movies that is fun to watch, the premise is of course impossible, but enjoyable none the less. If you liked THE LAST TIME I SAW ARCHIE or MERRILY WE LIVE you will be very pleased that you took the time to check out this gem. Tony Curtis and Debby Reynolds well, they live up to their comedic potential in this one.


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