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Goodbye Charlie (1964)

Approved | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 18 November 1964 (USA)
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 »

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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!


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Au revoir Charlie  »

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The original Broadway production of "Goodbye Charlie" by George Axelrod opened at the Lyceum Theater on December 16, 1959 and ran for 109 performances starring Lauren Bacall. See more »

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George begins to tell her his idea about the operation and tells her to sit down. Several things can be seen from the side shot on the desk in front of her as she sits. First 4 piles of cards are face up with the rest of the deck face down in a single pile to the left of them. Also her purse and the ash tray are above them closer to the far edge of the desk. Then when they switch to a front shot of her things have changed. The denomination of face up cards are different and the rest of the deck face down is now in 2 piles instead of one. Also her purse and ash tray is now in line with the piles of cards not above them as before. See more »

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Janie Highland: Did you know Charlie Sorel had a wife?
Franny Saltzmann: One of his own?
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Version of Goodbye Charlie (1985) See more »

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Goodbye Charlie
Lyrics by Dory Previn
Music by André Previn
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Good "sixties" comedy in my opinion...
8 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

I remember this movie as a child when there were really funny and good movies shown on TV Sunday mornings. This was one of the "sixties" movies that I enjoyed watching even as a kid...I could get the jokes and the cast was of people I recognized and liked. I didn't get a chance to see this one until the early "seventies" for the first time, but I could enjoy some of the stars I grew to love in other movies. I would give it a solid "8" out of "10". I am very hard on movies that are comedies and have really good comedic actors. See it for yourself. I would also recommend "SWITCH (1991)" with Ellen Barkin and Jimmy Smits.


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