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Her Life as a Man (1984)

To land a sportswriting job on a national magazine run by a chauvinistic editor, an aspiring female reporter convincingly disguises herself as a man to get the inside story.

Writers:

Joanna Crawford (screenplay), Joanna Crawford (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robyn Douglass ... Carly Perkins / Carl Parsons
Marc Singer ... Mark Rogers
Laraine Newman ... Barbara
Miriam Flynn ... Sheila
Robert Culp ... Dave Fleming
Joan Collins ... Pam Dugan
Anthony Holland ... Proprietor
Patricia Barry ... Gloria Rogers
Malcolm Campbell Malcolm Campbell ... Police Officer
Steve Fogel ... Writer
Dino Gigante Dino Gigante ... Reseradonist
Debbie Gilbert Debbie Gilbert ... Girl at Disco
Loretta Greenwood Loretta Greenwood ... Girl at Personnel Office
Bobby Hosea ... Football Player
Suze Lanier-Bramlett ... Rosalee (as Suze Lanier)
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To land a sportswriting job on a national magazine run by a chauvinistic editor, an aspiring female reporter convincingly disguises herself as a man to get the inside story.

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Woman gets dates, fun and flowers - but in Carly's business, fellas gets the jobs. So.. goodbye Carly. Hello there Carl!

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Comedy | Drama

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Carly Perkins: [in Mark's office celebrating Carly's article publication in the Village Voice] When can you move back in?
Mark Rogers: How's tomorrow sound?
Carly Perkins: Tomorrow's fine. I've got to go to New York.
Mark Rogers: What?
Carly Perkins: Well... I have to, Mark. It's just for a week. The Voice needs me to edit the copy, I've got to take pictures...
Mark Rogers: Oh, fine, hey! I guess I know where I stand!
Carly Perkins: You really are something, you know that? Well, I'm beginning to understand it all now. It was never Carl, was it? It was me! You didn't like what was happening to me, ...
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I Need You
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Amusing
31 December 2017 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

I am not so fond of this kind of stuff, but I admit that's a very amusing time waster to see, especially if you are in a no special good mood. That's not TOOTSIE nor VICTOR VICTORIA either. I nevertheless recommand it for comedies fans all over the world. I guess it was released in France.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Me antriko prosopo See more »

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LS Entertainment See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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