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  • TBC
  • Comedy, Romance
  • 1963
  • 108 mins

Thrill of It All, The

Thrill of It All, The

About

Whimsical comedy co-written by Gelbart and Reiner. Dr Gerald Boyer (Garner) is a successful gynaecologist married to the lovely Beverley (Day), who takes her wifely duties very seriously indeed. When, after waxing lyrical at a dinner party about the glories of soap powder, she's given a job promoting the darn stuff, hubby gets the hump.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Zasu Pitts, Doris Day, Reginald Owen, James Garner, Arlene Francis, Edward Andrews
  • Director: Norman Jewison
  • Writer: Carl Reiner, Larrt Gelbert
  • Producer: Martin Melcher, Ross Hunter
  • Photographer: Russell Metty

In a nutshell

Not exactly the most biting satire on gender roles/the power of advertising, but mildy amusing all the same.

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