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Dear Brigitte (1965)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Family | 8 January 1965 (USA)
Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.

Director:

Henry Koster

Writers:

John Haase (novel), Hal Kanter
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Stewart ... Professor Robert Leaf
Fabian ... Kenneth 'Kenny' Taylor
Glynis Johns ... Vina Leaf
Cindy Carol ... Pandora 'Panny' Leaf
Bill Mumy ... Erasmus 'Ras' Leaf (as Billy Mumy)
John Williams ... Peregrine Upjohn
Jack Kruschen ... Doctor Volker
Charles Robinson ... George
Howard Freeman ... Dean Sawyer
Jane Wald ... Terry - George's Wife
Alice Pearce ... Unemployment Office Clerk
Jesse White ... Cliff Argyle - the Bookie
Gene O'Donnell Gene O'Donnell ... Police Lt. Rink
Orville Sherman ... Von Schlogg
Maida Severn ... Miss Eva - Ras' Teacher
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Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own. Written by <ghelton@airmail.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 January 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dear Brigitte... See more »

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Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Mono (Westrex Recording System)| Stereo

Color:

Color (Color by Deluxe)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The large, room-sized computer seen in this film appeared repeatedly in 20th Century-Fox productions of the era, and had previously been featured in Desk Set (1957) and The Fly (1958) among others. See more »

Goofs

Approximately 1:13 into the movie the professor asks Terry, the naked model to cover up and she quickly fastens her bikini top by tying the straps together at the back of her neck. In the next scene you can see her back and the straps are fastened with clips straight down to the horizontal strap. See more »

Quotes

Professor Robert Leaf: I couldn't love Panny any more if she were my own daughter.
Vina Leaf: And whose, pray, do you think she is?
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Connections

Spoofed in Dear Bridgette (1992) See more »

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Dear Brigette
7 May 1999 | by Coxer99See all my reviews

Fun James Stewart film about a professor whose son has a dream to meet superstar Brigette Bardot. The circumstances are pleasing and the film has wonderful moments of laughter and tenderness.


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