True to the decade in which it was shot, The Glass Bottom Boat is an extremely vivid film with no shortage of striking color combinations; from clothes to interior decorating, almost no hue or shade goes unrepresented here. We figure out long before he does -- almost immediately, in fact -- that Jennifer's no spy, which means that The Glass Bottom Boat must remain committed to the joke as long as possible. For the actual type of boat, see. The Tunnel of Love is best known for the first directorial of Gene Kelly in which he didn't also star. We would love to see your review. His real purpose is to win her affections.
Choose the design that fits your site. Overall, this is another reliably great transfer from Warner Archives; those who haven't seen The Glass Bottom Boat in years -- or even decades -- will be surprised at just how brilliant it looks on Blu-ray. Click picture to view trailer. It was Rod Taylor's second film with Doris Day following. Day starred as a stewardess terrorized by her insanely jealous husband Louis Jourdan. Most of all, it is about a young woman's dream-come-true job and is an inspiration for others to follow their dreams. Still, it clearly favors eye-catching locales, sight gags, and slapstick over more traditional drama not surprising, given the director's background in animation , and plays better as a loose, free-wheeling experience than a compelling story.
Comedy film starring Doris Day and David Niven. Silly yet one of the most enjoyable Doris Day comedies, with a terrific supporting cast. Ah, the jet-setting life of a Cotton Maid. Meanwhile, inept security agents Julius Pritter Dom DeLuise and Homer Cripps Paul Lynde wrongfully peg Jennifer as a Soviet spy, causing all sorts of problems. Meanwhile there are actual spies seeking his artificial gravity formula.
With the cold war and the popularity of James Bond in full swing, spy films were all the rage and so were comedy spoofs on the subject. Rod Taylor, Doris Day, Dick Martin, The Glass Bottom Boat, 1966. His widowed daughter, Jennifer Nelson, occasionally helps by donning a costume and swimming underneath his boat for the passengers' amusement. While collaborating on a public relations project, he and Jenny fall in love. While she is working part time as a mermaid for her father who owns a glass bottom boat. This is a highlight of the film and reminds me of the climactic scene in when Candy wreaks havoc at a party. When her coworker, Bruce Templeton Rod Taylor , accidentally hooks her costume while fishing, he is smitten.
Left in the water half-naked and irate, Jennifer is not impressed. Do you know something we don't? Artifacts The Nautilus boat used in the film sank in the Catalina harbor in 2008. Still, even the most lightweight comedies often bring something else to the table, and The Glass Bottom Boat's main strength -- aside from the picturesque Catalina landscapes and colorful 1960s interior decorating, of course -- is its ensemble cast. This is a great little minimalist tale of love and longing that, pound for pound, is one of the best one-shot productions from animation's Golden Age. His widowed daughter, Jennifer Nelson, occasionally helps by donning a 's costume and swimming underneath his boat for the passengers' amusement. The mermaid costume worn by Doris Day in the opening scene is now on display at the and can be viewed on the Casino tour.
Taylor's her boss, a whiz technician who falls for Day and contrives to have her write a biography of him so she'll always be close to him. VideoHound's groovy movies: far-out films of the psychedelic era. Primaries fare extremely well, with reds and yellows being the most obvious standouts in a number of scenes. The star gets to wear a mermaid outfit and a glamorous Mata Hari costume and sings Softly As the Starlight, a pleasant ballad, while Arthur Godfrey warbles the title tune. On , the film holds a critical approval of 50%, based on 6 reviews, with an average rating of 5. Basically, it's almost three full minutes of sensory overload.
With Six You Get Eggroll 1968 Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? Meanwhile, inept security agents Julius Pritter Dom DeLuise and Homer Cripps Paul Lynde wrongfully peg Jennifer as a Soviet spy, causing all sorts of problems. Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions. She looks youthful throughout the picture with a Dutch-boy hairdo and in a smart wardrobe, created by Ray Aghayan. Newcomers, on the other hand, should dip their toes in the water first. Final film of actor Eric Fleming, who soon afterwards drowned in Peru. The studio seems to think we have a sort of… chemistry.
Doris Day — The Queen of sixties slapstick The people who created the Production Code in 1930 destroyed it in 1966. Jennifer helps her father Arthur Godfrey by entertaining customers, dressing in a skimpy mermaid outfit and swimming underneath his glass bottom boat. Jennifer Nelson Doris Day works at an aerospace lab, but moonlights as a mermaid to boost sales for her father's glass-bottom boat company. Day, Taylor, and Lynde are easy standouts, with fun supporting roles by the likes of John McGiver, Dick Martin, Arthur Godfrey, Edward Andrews, Dom DeLuise, and more. When she learns of this, Jennifer sets out to turn the tables on the bumbling Cripps by pretending that she is a spy, a charade that eventually exposes a real spy. Stone and starring Doris Day in one of her few performances of the genre.
She makes a game of it by making a phony phone call at a party at Templeton's home. The movie was directed by Charles Walters and produced by Joe Pasternak, with Martin Melcher Day's husband as associate producer. The film was also released 3 months after the death of Alice Pearce. The Glass Bottom Boat Directed by Produced by Everett Freeman Written by Everett Freeman Starring Music by Editing by John McSweeney, Jr. Jennifer Nelson, a widow working in the public relations office for a space laboratory, meets her boss Bruce Templeton when he accidentally catches his fishing line on her mermaid outfit, leaving her bottomless. The screenplay by Harry Clork and William Jacobs was inspired by the 1925 stage musical No, No Nanette, although the plot was changed considerably from the original book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel, and the score by Harbach, Irving Caesar, and Vincent Youmans was augmented with tunes by other composers. Edward Andrews delivers another of his deft comedic performances as the General.