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How Sweet It Is! (1968)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 25 September 1968 (Sweden)
Photographer Grif Henderson is assigned a photo shoot in Paris. He decides to take his wife Jenny and his hippie son Davey with him on the shoot. Jenny unknowingly rents a house that ... See full summary »

Director:

Jerry Paris

Writers:

Garry Marshall (screenplay), Jerry Belson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Garner ... Grif Henderson
Debbie Reynolds ... Jenny Henderson
Maurice Ronet ... Phillipe Maspere
Terry-Thomas ... Gilbert Tilly
Paul Lynde ... The Purser
Marcel Dalio ... Louis
Gino Conforti ... Agatzi
Donald Losby Donald Losby ... Davey
Hilarie Thompson ... Bootsie Wax
Alexandra Hay Alexandra Hay ... Gloria
Mary Michael ... Nancy Leigh
Walter Brooke ... Haskell Wax
Elena Verdugo ... Vera Wax
Ann Morgan Guilbert ... Bibi (as Ann M. Guilbert)
Patty Regan ... Midge
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Storyline

Photographer Grif Henderson is assigned a photo shoot in Paris. He decides to take his wife Jenny and his hippie son Davey with him on the shoot. Jenny unknowingly rents a house that belongs to a French lawyer. She must fend off his charms and stay true to Grif, while he likewise tries to stay true to her on the shoot. Written by <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Taglines:

The laughter is not just for all day - but for all time! [UK] See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian | French

Release Date:

25 September 1968 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Adorablement vôtre See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cherokee Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Baseball reference. Gary Marshall, a major baseball fan, likes to reference baseball in his work. In this instance, it's when Jerry Paris, as a brothel patron, wearing a baseball hat, glove, and holding a baseball while the working girl is wearing a catcher's mask, glove, and chest protector, yells out, "What inning is it?" See more »

Quotes

Louis: Only in a capitalist country can a man be forced out of his bed to sleep on a sofa!
Phillipe: Only in a capitalist country does a man have a bed AND a sofa.
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Alternate Versions

Network-TV version in the USA has opening credits with different artwork than the regular version (stills of aparrel-store mannequins without clothes) so as to look less offensive, in spite of its G-rating. See more »

Connections

Featured in Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) See more »

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How Sweet It Is
Written by Jimmy Webb (as Jim Webb)
Performed by Picardy
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witnessing the shooting of "How sweet it is"
17 March 2006 | by linzeSee all my reviews

I had many laughs watching this film, however I had a valid reason for that. A great part of the shooting took place on board the cruise-ship s.s. Statendam of the Holland-America Lines. Actually I was a steward on this ship in real life but I also played a very tiny role in this movie. The only thing I had to do was running down the stairs with a life-vest on. It was really a thrill to observe world famous actors like Debby Reynolds and James Garner that close. Shooting took place in 1967 while cruising between Los Angeles and Acapulco(Mexico)I earned US$ 80,- for my (very small)part.I since then followed the career of James Garner, especially the TV-series like the mini-series "Space"(Michener) and Space Cowboys (2000) and the series of Jim Rockford, the P.I.starting in the seventies.


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