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Arrivederci, Baby! (1966)

Drop Dead Darling (original title)
Unrated | | Comedy, Crime | 12 February 1967 (UK)
Nick tries to kill his wife to get her money, but when learning of this, she plans the same for him!

Director:

Ken Hughes

Writers:

Richard Deeming (novel), Ronald Harwood | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Curtis ... Nick Johnson
Rosanna Schiaffino ... Francesca di Rienzi
Lionel Jeffries ... Parker
Zsa Zsa Gabor ... Gigi
Nancy Kwan ... Baby
Fenella Fielding ... Fenella
Anna Quayle ... Aunt Miriam
Warren Mitchell ... Conte de Rienz / Maximillian
Mischa Auer ... Romeo
Noel Purcell ... Capt. Daniel O'Flannery
Alan Gifford ... American Brasshat
Joseph Fürst ... German Brasshat
Monti DeLyle Monti DeLyle ... Butler
Bernard Spear Bernard Spear ... French Inspector
Eileen Way Eileen Way ... Italian Dressmaker
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Storyline

Nick has married several times, but all his rich wives were "accidently" killed after some time. Now he's married a young Italian widow, but it is not so easy to get rid of her, especially when she learns of his plans and tries to turn the tables. Written by Michael Zink

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

From proposal to disposal he's a ladykiller to reckon with. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

12 February 1967 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Arrivederci, Baby! See more »

Filming Locations:

Monte Carlo, Monaco See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Fenella and Nick were riding together she was singing an English folk song called "Strawberry Fair". See more »

Connections

References The Honeymooners (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Jumping Over 12 Bars
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Music by Ian Stevenson
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Dreary, mean film with fabulous bits...
4 February 2017 | by JonathanWalfordSee all my reviews

Its really hard to get through this film because the main character, played by Tony Curtis, is despicable -- he is a serial killer! However, this is a comedy and there are scenes in the film that are truly funny. In one of the funniest bits is Zsa Zsa Gabor playing his first wife. She didn't act in much, but this role was perfect for her and is hilarious to watch. Even better is a scene with Tony's character reflecting upon his youth and his adoptive aunt, played by Anna Quayle (a hugely under-appreciated comic actress who appeared in a good handful of films in the late 1960s). The scenes with Quayle are worth watching just by themselves, the rest of the film isn't...


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