John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965)

96 mins | Comedy | 1965

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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Steve Parker-J. Lee Thompson Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
2nd unit dir
Asst dir
Asst dir
PRODUCER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
Set dec
COSTUMES
Miss Maclaine's ward des
Men's cost des
Ward
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec photog eff
Spec photog eff
DANCE
Choreog
MAKEUP
Makeup
Hairstyles for Miss Maclaine created by
Supv hairstylist
PRODUCTION MISC
Unit prod mgr
Asst to the prod
Scr supv
Dial coach
Gaffer
SOURCES
SONGS
"John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!" words by Don Wolf, music by Johnny Williams.
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 24 March 1965
Copyright Claimant:
Parker--Orchard Productions
Copyright Date:
9 November 1964
Copyright Number:
LP29283
Physical Properties:
Sound
Westrex
Color
De Luxe
Widescreen/ratio
CinemaScope
Duration(in mins):
96
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

CIA Chief Heinous Overreach sends pilot John Goldfarb on a U-2 flight over the Soviet Union, in opposition to Secretary of Defense Maginot, who points out that "Wrong-Way" Goldfarb once ran a touchdown in the wrong direction in a college football game. Jenny Ericson, a Strife magazine photographer, is headed for Fawzia, an Arab kingdom, where she plans to smuggle herself into the harem of the wealthy King Fawz in order to write a story about him. Fawz is furious because his son, Prince Ammud, has returned from Notre Dame with word that he did not make the football team. The king orders a football field built for Ammud and suspends relations with the United States, thus upsetting U. S. plans to build a military base in Fawzia. Flying toward the U.S.S.R., Goldfarb is forced by mechanical troubles to crashland in Fawzia. Fawz recognizes him as the football star and gives him the choice of being turned over to the Soviets as a spy or coaching the Fawz University football team. When Goldfarb's coaching duties depress him, Fawz offers him the pick of the harem. Jenny implores him to pick her to save her from Fawz; both confess their identities and soon fall in love. Fawz tells Ambassador Brinkley that the United States can have its base if it will send a team to play Fawz U. America dispatches the Notre Dame team with instructions to lose, but Notre Dame refuses. In the game's final moments, however, Jenny carries the ball, and because the gentlemanly Americans will not tackle her, Fawz U. ... +


CIA Chief Heinous Overreach sends pilot John Goldfarb on a U-2 flight over the Soviet Union, in opposition to Secretary of Defense Maginot, who points out that "Wrong-Way" Goldfarb once ran a touchdown in the wrong direction in a college football game. Jenny Ericson, a Strife magazine photographer, is headed for Fawzia, an Arab kingdom, where she plans to smuggle herself into the harem of the wealthy King Fawz in order to write a story about him. Fawz is furious because his son, Prince Ammud, has returned from Notre Dame with word that he did not make the football team. The king orders a football field built for Ammud and suspends relations with the United States, thus upsetting U. S. plans to build a military base in Fawzia. Flying toward the U.S.S.R., Goldfarb is forced by mechanical troubles to crashland in Fawzia. Fawz recognizes him as the football star and gives him the choice of being turned over to the Soviets as a spy or coaching the Fawz University football team. When Goldfarb's coaching duties depress him, Fawz offers him the pick of the harem. Jenny implores him to pick her to save her from Fawz; both confess their identities and soon fall in love. Fawz tells Ambassador Brinkley that the United States can have its base if it will send a team to play Fawz U. America dispatches the Notre Dame team with instructions to lose, but Notre Dame refuses. In the game's final moments, however, Jenny carries the ball, and because the gentlemanly Americans will not tackle her, Fawz U. wins. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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