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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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The motion picture that shows how far some people will go to discover... See more »

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USA

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Release Date:

25 September 1968 (Sweden) See more »

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

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Written by Jimmy Webb (as Jim Webb)
Performed by Picardy
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Grueling comedy from Jerry Paris and Garry Marshall...where's Fonzie when you need him?
15 January 2006 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

"Swinging" comedy has family from the suburbs getting duped by a low-rent travel agent into taking a cut-rate European vacation. James Garner and Debbie Reynolds would seem to be an ideal screen match, but this leaden script never gives their union a chance (and both are saddled with deadening lines like, "Stop fiddling with your necklace and act like a man!"). Garry Marshall and crack comedy writer Jerry Belson adapted the screenplay from Muriel Resnick's book "The Girl in the Turquoise Bikini", and veteran comedy director Jerry Paris helmed the proceedings, but the results are bathetic; comic support from old pros Paul Lynde, Marcel Dalio, Terry-Thomas and Vitto Scotti doesn't help much. These are not the "Happy Days", although there are fun bits by Erin Moran and Penny Marshall. *1/2 from ****


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