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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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HOW SWEET IT IS to see the first motion picture to tell the entire freaked-out, mind-blown, turned-off, switched-on world just exactly how sweet it is. 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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Hit songwriter Jimmy Webb composed two songs for the soundtrack of this film, the title track, "How Sweet It Is," and "Montage," which appears at the midway point, when both Penny Marshall and Heather Menzies make their appearances below a portrait of the Mona Lisa. Both songs were performed by The Picardy Singers, neither became a hit. 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 »

Soundtracks

How Sweet It Is
Written by Jimmy Webb (as Jim Webb)
Performed by Picardy
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Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding
19 June 2017 | by kz917-1See all my reviews

Debbie Reynolds and James Garner star as a couple that L-O-V-E each other passionately but maybe don't trust each other as much as they say they do. Both get propositioned while in Europe and jealousy takes hold. What follows is hilarity and sexual tension that oozes off the screen. Bonus points if you can spot the cameo by Penny Marshall!


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