Sir Philip Ashlow, his neglected wife, Lady Ashlow and his best friend Henry Brittingham-Brett are shipwrecked on a desert island. This potential ménage à trois where the two men compete for the lady’s attention is interrupted by the unexpected arrival of a fourth inhabitant of the island.
In this WW II spy comedy, an American pilot stationed in England is flying a routine mission when the Nazis shoot down his plane. He ends up seeking shelter in the home of an unhappily married Dutch woman. She covers for the pilot by introducing him as her mentally unbalanced but basically harmless husband. A Nazi major has taken over her home, and mayhem ensues when he and her “husband” meet.
A housewife, bored with her bra-manufacturer husband, who spends most of his time obsessed with classical music, strikes up an affair with one of his employees whom she hides in the attic–something both she and the lover find quite a suitable arrangement.
This satirical fantasy is based upon an Elmer Rice play from 1923. A hard-working office employee is rewarded for his years of slavish devotion to the company by getting fired just prior to retirement and being replaced with an adding machine. Now, with only his nagging wife waiting at home to add more misery to his dreary life, the man has nothing left and goes over the edge.
When Larry Larkin’s comic strip needs some freshening up, he calls in ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. Things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for his ex-wife, who happens to be Larkin’s secretary and soon-to-be wife.
A post-WWII romantic comedy that explores the effects of the war on American marriage, this film stars Fred MacMurray and Paulette Goddard as Peter and Mary Morley, a pair of constantly fighting attorneys. They are on the verge of breaking up their marriage when the war breaks out.
Two servants place a bet on who can be the first to seduce the other’s wealthy female employer, setting off an outrageous series of sexual entanglements and comic confusions. Paul Bartel’s comedy uses its bedroom farce framework to satirize Beverly Hills society, particularly the lives of the shallow rich.