Bon Voyage! (1962)

130 mins | Comedy | 1962

Director:

James Neilson

Writer:

Bill Walsh

Cinematographer:

William Snyder

Production Designers:

Carroll Clark, Marvin Aubrey Davis

Production Company:

Walt Disney Productions
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HISTORY

Location scenes filmed on the S.S. United States , in Paris, and on the ... More Less

Location scenes filmed on the S.S. United States , in Paris, and on the Riviera. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Walt Disney Production
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
Assoc prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
Set dec
COSTUMES
Cost des
MUSIC
Orch & dance mus
SOUND
Sd supv
Sd mix
Music ed
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec eff
MAKEUP
Makeup
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
French prod supv
Special titles
Special titles
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Bon Voyage by Marijane Hayes, Joseph Hayes (New York, 1957).
SONGS
"Bon Voyage!" words and music by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman.
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 17 May 1962
Copyright Claimant:
Walt Disney Productions
Copyright Date:
21 February 1962
Copyright Number:
LP21935
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA
Color
Technicolor
Duration(in mins):
130
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Harry Willard, a Terre Haute plumbing contractor, and Katie, his wife, have spent years planning and saving for a trip abroad. Finally their dream is realized, and along with their three children--teenagers Amy and Elliott, and 12-year-old Skipper--they arrive in New York to board the Europe-bound S.S. United States. Even before the ship has left the pier, Harry's troubles begin when Amy becomes involved with playboy Nick O'Mara, the son of a giddy American who has married into European royalty. Once in Paris, Katie acquires a chic coiffure which captures the eye of Rudolph, a handsome Hungarian, and Elliott falls for an intriguing French girl. Harry, on the other hand, tries to please little Skipper by taking him on a tour of the Paris sewer system, and the two become hopelessly lost in the underground labyrinth. The family then moves on to the Riviera where Harry manages to straighten out everyone's romantic problems, but not before he knocks Rudolph unconscious at a cocktail party given by Nick's countess mother. Their vacation over, the Willards return to the comparative peace and quiet of their Terre Haute ... +


Harry Willard, a Terre Haute plumbing contractor, and Katie, his wife, have spent years planning and saving for a trip abroad. Finally their dream is realized, and along with their three children--teenagers Amy and Elliott, and 12-year-old Skipper--they arrive in New York to board the Europe-bound S.S. United States. Even before the ship has left the pier, Harry's troubles begin when Amy becomes involved with playboy Nick O'Mara, the son of a giddy American who has married into European royalty. Once in Paris, Katie acquires a chic coiffure which captures the eye of Rudolph, a handsome Hungarian, and Elliott falls for an intriguing French girl. Harry, on the other hand, tries to please little Skipper by taking him on a tour of the Paris sewer system, and the two become hopelessly lost in the underground labyrinth. The family then moves on to the Riviera where Harry manages to straighten out everyone's romantic problems, but not before he knocks Rudolph unconscious at a cocktail party given by Nick's countess mother. Their vacation over, the Willards return to the comparative peace and quiet of their Terre Haute home. +

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

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