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Don't Make Waves (1967)

Approved | | Comedy | 15 September 1967 (Finland)
New York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria--catamarans, surfers (including a dog), ... See full summary »

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Ira Wallach (screenplay), George Kirgo (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Curtis ... Carlo Cofield
Claudia Cardinale ... Laura Califatti
Robert Webber ... Rod Prescott
Joanna Barnes ... Diane Prescott
Sharon Tate ... Malibu
David Draper ... Harry Hollard
Mort Sahl ... Sam Lingonberry
Dub Taylor ... Electrician
Ann Elder ... Millie Gunder
Chester Yorton Chester Yorton ... Ted Gunder
Reg Lewis ... Monster
Marc London Marc London ... Fred Barker
Douglas Henderson Douglas Henderson ... Henderson
Sarah Selby ... Ethyl
Mary Grace Canfield ... Seamstress
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Storyline

New York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria--catamarans, surfers (including a dog), bodybuilders, acrobats, motorcycle chicken races, a nut fishing in the shallows . . . and Sharon Tate as a skydiver named Malibu who gives Curtis the rapture of artificial respiration when he is conked on the head by a flying surfboard. This is the '60s American Dream: youth and beauty and money and sex in Southern California. Go west, all men. Written by alfiehitchie

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Filmed in the way-way-way out West. In the land of glutes and pegs where the boys and girls are really surfing it up! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1967 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

No hagan olas See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmways Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Theodore J. Flicker was originally announced as director in 1965. See more »

Goofs

At the start of the film as Carlo's (Tony Curtis's) driverless Volkswagen is rolling down the hill, you can see a darkly-painted cardboard box with viewing holes cut in it, meant to hide the stunt driver of the runaway car. See more »

Quotes

Laura Califatti: Listen, I live here alone. I let you sleep in my house, because, I know you will - you will not make a stupid attempt. Heh? You will behave. Heh? With some men, a woman is not secure. But, you're not such a man.
Carlo Cofield: I'm not, huh?
Laura Califatti: No. You're a friend. Ciao!
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Soundtracks

Don't Make Waves
Written by Roger McGuinn & Chris Hillman
Performed by The Byrds
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two beautiful women & the byrds
20 August 2004 | by theehtSee all my reviews

This movie seems to have a lot going for it. The stunning photography of gorgeous Los Angeles; a charming theme song by The Byrds; two of the most beautiful women you could imagine , Sharon Tate and Claudia Cardinale; plus some funny folk in supporting roles. Strangely it misses. It just goes on and on with no laffs, and no particular purpose. Sharon , As in The wrecking Crew, proves she had great potential in comedy, and is so gorgeous you want to see more of her. So I would recommend this movie only for Sharon Tate fans. If you arent a fan, you will be disapointed as there is really nothing else here worthwhile. I waited to see the movie for a long time, and felt ripped off.


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