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A Flea in Her Ear (1968)

A Frenchwoman (Rosemary Harris), suspecting her lawyer husband (Rex Harrison) of having an affair, plots to catch him in the act.

Director:

Jacques Charon

Writers:

Georges Feydeau (play), John Mortimer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rex Harrison ... Victor Chandebisse / Poche
Rosemary Harris ... Gabrielle Chandebisse
Louis Jourdan ... Henri Tournel
Rachel Roberts ... Suzanne de Castilian
John Williams ... Dr. Finache
Grégoire Aslan ... Max - Hotel Coq Dor Owner
Edward Hardwicke ... Pierre Chandebisse - Victor's Nephew
Georges Descrières ... Don Carlos de Castilian
Isla Blair ... Antoinette - Charles' Wife
Frank Thornton ... Charles - Butler
Victor Sen Yung ... Oke Saki
Laurence Badie Laurence Badie ... Eugenie - Hotel Coq Dor Maid
Dominique Davray ... Olympe
Olivier Hussenot Olivier Hussenot ... Max's Uncle Louis
Estella Blain ... Defendant
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A Frenchwoman (Rosemary Harris), suspecting her lawyer husband (Rex Harrison) of having an affair, plots to catch him in the act.

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The very funny movie with the very sexy title See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

M | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 October 1968 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Com a Pedra no Sapato See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Color by Deluxe)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Clive Donner was asked to direct. See more »

Quotes

Victor Chandebisse: My ingenious friend suggests that this young innocent girl relied as a murder weapon solely on a large plateful of snails. Members of the jury, would you believe that a true daughter of France could ruin the flavour of one of our great, national dishes by so much as a grain of Arsenic?
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A Flea in Her Ear
Music by Bronislau Kaper
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by Claudine Longet
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Fabulously Funny and Entertainging
17 January 2016 | by sheilahcraftSee all my reviews

This firm is hilarious! I admit I bought it because my favorite actor Louis Jourdan is in it--and he does comedy flawlessly in his role as Henri Tournel, best friend to Rex Harrison's Victor Chandebisse. Rosemary Harris is brilliant as Victor's wife Gabrielle. In fact, this film is perfectly cast, and each performance is top-notch. There is nothing not to like about this movie. I laugh myself to tears every time I watch this. Mistaken identity, trysts, gun-toting jealous husband--all revolving around a hotel--make for lighthearted escapades and fun. This is the rare film that truly allows the viewer to put all troubles aside and have fun. There is no political message, no deeply philosophical meaning, no call to action in this film. This is pure fun. This is a brief interlude away from the daily routine, the problems, stresses, and cares of daily life.

I highly recommend this film.


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