"Groundbreaking comedy by Otto Preminger, not approved by the Production Code. Story focuses on a love triangle; words like "virgin", "seduce", "pregnancy", and "mistress" were prominently featured in the script and dialogue.
TV (RECORDED TO DVR) / New to me
Date watched: 20th February, 2013
Why?: William Holden and David Niven. Haven't seen this one.
Director: Otto Preminger
Thoughts: I wasn't sure about this to begin with. It seemed like a standard old dull rom-com to start with, but then it turns into some kind of debate on society's views on such things.
“The five main stars of this film all died within seven years of each other; Maggie McNamara in 1978 aged 49, William Holden in 1981 aged 63, Tom Tully in 1982 aged 73, David Niven in 1983 aged 73, and Dawn Addams in 1985 aged 54. Director Otto Preminger died the next year at the age of 80.
Maggie McNamara was nominated for an Oscar for her role in this movie (her first movie), but acting work quickly dried up for her thereafter. She only went on to star in three more films over the next ten years, including Three Coins in the Fountain in 1954 which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, and won for Best Cinematography. She appeared in a few television shows during the 1960s, including The Twilight Zone and Alfred Hitchcock Hour, before succumbing to an overdose of” read more
Hulvattoman härski komedia, jossa lähes kaikki vitsit liittyvät seksiin. David Nivenin hahmo on niin niljakas, että hän repeilyttää koko ajan esimerkiksi tokaisemalla ruokapöydässä, että hän harvoin lyö muita kuin naisia. "