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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Tony Curtis was a last-minute addition to the cast, apparently added to the film in much the same way in which he suddenly appears in the screenplay. See more »
Gabrielle and Richard disturb the script page on the rug when dancing to "That Face," but it is in the old position later. See more »
[knock on door]
You are, I assume, the young lady from the typing bureau?
In that case, if we are to have a happy and harmonious relationship, I beg of you, never answer a question with a question. Is that clear?
There you go again, answering a question with a question. My original yes when you opened the door was a question, question mark implied of course. You do know the difference between implied and inferred?
Isn't that a question?
Well, you just ...
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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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