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A Guide for the Married Man (1967)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 25 May 1967 (USA)
A man gives his co-worker a series of lessons on how to cheat on one's wife without being caught.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Paul Manning
... Ruth Manning
... Mrs. Irma Johnson
... Miss Harris
... Edward L. 'Ed' Stander
... Mousey Man's Wife
... Harriet Stander
... Joe X's Blowsy Blonde
Marvin Brody ... Taxi Driver
... Mrs. Fred V.
Marian Mason ... Mrs. Rance G.
... Rance G.'s Hanger On
... Miss Stardust
... Harry 'Big Fella' Johnson
... Party Guest
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Ed convinces his best friend Paul that he should fool around with other women in order to preserve his happy marriage. Ed illustrates his point with a series of vignettes acted out by a lot of famous celebrities. The joke of it all is that Paul is married to lovely Ruth. Written by alfiehitchie

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Girls! See it for your own protection! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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25 May 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Guía para el hombre casado  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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The voice of Director Gene Kelly can be heard coming from a television set. See more »

Quotes

Paul Manning: Do all married guys do it Ed?
Ed Stander: No, maybe there comes a time in every marriage when a guy considers it but not all of them give in to it, only 43%. Which I think is about to go up to 44%.
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Spoofed in The Prince of Lies (1992) See more »

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A Guide For The Married Man
Performed by The Turtles
Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Music by John Williams
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Remember When Sex Was Fun?
26 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is a wonderful late-sixties sex comedy. Walter Matthau and Robert Morse are perfectly cast, Inger Stevens is heart-breakingly beautiful and the Technical Advisors are well chosen. Other users keep citing the Joey Bishop scene, but my favorite is the Phil Silvers/Louis Nye scene, which is absolutely top notch and shows what direction "The Phil Silvers Show" might have taken in the sixties if Bilko was allowed to have sex. Unlike the Phil Silvers/Don Knotts scene in "Mad, etc. World," this was a perfectly cast scene that *didn't* fall flat.

And my two nominees for Hot Babes of the sixties are here: Sue Ane Langdon and Jackie Joseph, before they played hookers in "The Cheyenne Social Club."


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