Hollywood producer Alexander Meyerheimer has hired drunken writer Richard Benson to write his latest movie. Benson has been holed up in a Paris apartment supposedly working on the script for months, but instead has spent the time living it up. Benson now has just two days to the deadline and thus hires a temporary secretary, Gabrielle Simpson, to help him complete it in time.Written by
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As Richard lays out the blank pages, he lays one on the chair by the stairs. It falls down onto the seat of the chair. However, in the wide shot, it is back on the back of the chair. See more »
[showing Gabrielle the apartment]
This is it. The office there, I live up here, and uh, the terrace is out there. That rather grotesque object looming so formidably on the horizon is the Eiffel Tower. I had it moved there to remind me what town I'm in. If it offends you, of course, I'll have it taken away again.
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Audrey Hepburn's perfume is credited to Hubert de Givenchy. See more »
A delightful dig at Hollywood without the claws. Very funny, undemanding entertainment at its best. I suppose that today such films would be called spoofs (might be a UK term?), but this has humour , innuendo and clever references to the actors themselves and the films they have been in. One to watch again and again to catch them all.
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