The story of the film centres around urban housewife Beverly Boyer (Doris Day) and her husband, a successful gynaecologist and devoted family man, Gerald (James Garner). Beverly is offered the opportunity to star for a television commercial advertising soap. After a shaky start, she gets a contract for $80,000 per year to appear on the weekly TV commercials.

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  1. Carl Reiner

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Larry Gelbart


  3. Norman Jewison


Top Billed Cast

  1. Doris Day

    Doris Day

    Beverly Boyer

  2. James Garner

    James Garner

    Dr. Gerald Boyer

  3. Arlene Francis

    Arlene Francis

    Mrs. Fraleigh

  4. Edward Andrews

    Edward Andrews

    Gardiner Fraleigh

  5. Reginald Owen

    Reginald Owen

    Old Tom Fraleigh

  6. Zasu Pitts

    Zasu Pitts


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • July 17, 1963



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