Somewhere behind the early 1960s Cold War iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American Embassy, which is temporarily being run by the absent Ambassador's diplomatically incompetent son, Axel.
They Couldn't Wait To Get In. Now It's Hilarious Trying To Get Out! (DVD)
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decided to do his own television film version of his 1966 play, after a belated viewing of Don't Drink the Water
(1969), with which he had nothing to do, and which he thought was inferior. See more
I'm a dignified human being with a hernia.
Version of Don't Drink the Water
Danse du Sabre (Sabre Dance)
Written by Aram Khachaturyan
(as Aram Khatchaturian)
Performed by Orchestre François Rauber See more