How To Save a Marriage--And Ruin Your Life (1968)

102 mins | Comedy | 1968

Director:

Fielder Cook

Producer:

Stanley Shapiro

Cinematographer:

Lee Garmes

Production Designer:

Robert Clatworthy

Production Company:

Nob Hill Productions
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HISTORY

The working title of this film is Band of Gold ... More Less

The working title of this film is Band of Gold . More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Stanley Shapiro Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Cam op
Cam op
ART DIRECTOR
FILM EDITOR
SET DECORATORS
COSTUMES
Cost
Ward
MUSIC
Mus comp & cond
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec eff
MAKEUP
Makeup supv
Makeup
Makeup
Body makeup
Hairstyles
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
Scr supv
Prod cons
Prop master
Dial coach
Gaffer
Best boy
SOURCES
SONGS
"The Winds of Change," words and music by Michel Legrand and Mack Davis, sung by Ray Conniff Singers.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Band of Gold
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 18 January 1968
Copyright Claimant:
Nob Hill Productions
Copyright Date:
31 December 1967
Copyright Number:
LP35852
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Eastman Color by Pathé
Widescreen/ratio
Duration(in mins):
102
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bachelor attorney David Sloane attempts to save the unhappy marriage of friend Harry Hunter by making love to Harry's mistress. Assuming that Harry's mistress is his employee Carol Corman, David sets her up in an apartment and promptly proclaims her perfidy. David, however, has selected the wrong woman as the subject of his mission; Harry's real mistress is Muriel Laszlo, Carol's next door neighbor. Nevertheless, Harry, persuaded of Muriel's betrayal, attempts an abortive second honeymoon with his wife, Mary. Meanwhile, Carol and Muriel discover what has happened. Furious, they organize a union of former mistresses and persuade the repentant Harry and distressed David to accept the terms of their contract. Carol further insists that David marry her, with the prerogative of an instant divorce, a condition she elects not to honor after a night of conjugal ... +


Bachelor attorney David Sloane attempts to save the unhappy marriage of friend Harry Hunter by making love to Harry's mistress. Assuming that Harry's mistress is his employee Carol Corman, David sets her up in an apartment and promptly proclaims her perfidy. David, however, has selected the wrong woman as the subject of his mission; Harry's real mistress is Muriel Laszlo, Carol's next door neighbor. Nevertheless, Harry, persuaded of Muriel's betrayal, attempts an abortive second honeymoon with his wife, Mary. Meanwhile, Carol and Muriel discover what has happened. Furious, they organize a union of former mistresses and persuade the repentant Harry and distressed David to accept the terms of their contract. Carol further insists that David marry her, with the prerogative of an instant divorce, a condition she elects not to honor after a night of conjugal love. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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