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The Wedding Party (1969)

R | | Comedy | 9 April 1969 (USA)
Charlie and Josephine are to be married in a church on the island off the east coast where her family, the Fishes, live, the other wedding events to take place or centered on the well-off ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Valda Setterfield ... Mrs. Fish - The Bride's Mother
Raymond McNally ... Mr. Fish - The Bride's Father
John Braswell ... Reverend Oldfield - The Officiant
Charles Pfluger ... Charlie - The Groom
... Josephine - The Bride
... Alistair - A Groomsman
... Cecil - A Groomsman (as Robert Denero)
Judy Thomas ... Celeste - The Organist
... Phoebe - The Bride's Younger Sister
Sue Ann Gilfillan ... Ninny - The Nanny (as Sue Ann Converse)
John Quinn ... Baker - The Servant
Richard Kolmar ... Jean-Claude / I. Singh / Klaus - Former Boyfriends of the Bride
Jane Odin ... Carol - A Bridesmaid
Penny Bridgers ... Bridesmaid
Nancy Reeder ... Bridesmaid
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Charlie and Josephine are to be married in a church on the island off the east coast where her family, the Fishes, live, the other wedding events to take place or centered on the well-off Fishes' extremely large house. Alistair and Cecil are Charlie's two groomsmen despite neither really believing in marriage, they, who do believe in love, doing whatever they can to make what they assume will be Charlie's miserable married life tolerable. Charlie, Alistair and Cecil arrive on the island the morning of the day before the ceremony, all of whom who will meet most of Josephine's very large network of family, extended family, friends and acquaintances attending the wedding for the first time, many of who border on the eccentric. As Charlie goes through the process of the pre-wedding events, including the stag party, rehearsal, rehearsal dinner, and the minister's counseling services, and beyond other problems that arise such as Baker, the Fishes' trusty servant, expressing some frustration... Written by Huggo

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$43,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Jill Clayburgh's first movie. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits, the actor portraying Charles, the Groom's Father, is listed as Helmuth Pfluger. In the end credits, his name is spelled Helmut Pfluger. See more »

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Mrs. Fish: [as she is about to drive into the water] After twenty years on this island, I still can't remember where the edges are.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, the wedding guests are listed as Bride's Relatives and Groom's Relatives. Under the Bride's Relatives, there are just over sixty actors listed, which does not include the Bride's immediate family and her attendants. Under the Groom's Relatives, there is only one actor listed, the person playing the Groom's father. See more »

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surprisingly, enjoyable early De Niro
16 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

Being the first feature film with Robert De Niro (although not released for years later), this is worth the watch. De Niro's role isn't huge, yet amusing as one of two friends who first try to prevent another friends marriage only to later chase him down to force him into it. Any die hard De Niro fan will get a kick out of an early performance by arguably the best actor today.


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