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Boeing Boeing (1965)


“Boeing Boeing” is a 1965 American-French comedy film directed by and based on the 1960 play of the same name by Marc Camoletti. The film follows the story of a bachelor named Bernard who is juggling three flight attendant girlfriends from different countries, each unaware of the other's existence. However, Bernard's life becomes complicated when all three of his girlfriends arrive in Paris on the same day due to a change in their flight schedules.

The film stars as Bernard, with as his friend and reluctant accomplice in the scheme. The three flight attendant girlfriends are played by Dany Saval, Thelma Ritter, and Suzanna Leigh.

“Boeing Boeing” was a box office success and received positive reviews for its comedic performances and witty script. The film was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design. The play on which the film is based has been adapted into several other languages and has been staged in numerous countries.

Directed by
Produced by Hal B. Wallis
Screenplay by Edward Anhalt
Based on Boeing-Boeing play
by Marc Camoletti

Thelma Ritter
Christiane Schmidtmer
Dany Saval
Suzanna Leigh
Music by Neal Hefti
Cinematography Lucien Ballard
Edited by Warren Low
Archie Marshek
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date December 22, 1965
Running time 102 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $3 million (est. US/ Canada rentals)
1,128,519 admissions (France)

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