Having built her own car, dogmatic feminist Sally drives off to Munich, accompanied by mild chauvinist Harry, who fits none of her requirements that her co-driver be vegetarian, gay and German-speaking. As their odyssey turns into a series of disasters, their differences (in class, education and attitudes to sex) flare up and then fizzle out under the benevolent influence of Glenfiddich.
Ben and Bebe Lyons move into a new home together along with their two children. All is not straight forward and the family suffer some teething problems such as an exploding kitchen and a flooded basement.
A small-town druggist is henpecked by his social-climbing wife to sell his pharmacy to a national chain. In addition, she tries to set up her pretty young daughter with the nitwit son of the chain’s owner, even though the girl is in love with the handsome son of the town doctor. Finally the druggist decides he’s had enough and takes matters into his own hands.
Henry Aldrich for President was the second of Paramount’s “Henry Aldrich” series to star Jimmy Lydon in the teenaged title role. This time Henry is pitted against an arrogant jock for the presidency of the Centerville High School student council. Henry’s chances don’t seem bright, especially since a pompous teacher is writing the opponent’s speeches for him.
Jennifer Peters is a normal girl except for one unfortunate trait. All the women in her family stop any mechanical contrivance that they travel in. As the film progresses, Jennifer stops her boyfriend’s automobile, then a train she travels in without being aware of what she does. Tension mounts when a girlfriend takes ill and Jennifer takes her job; an air hostess on a Handley Page Halton aircraft, a civil conversion of the Handley Page Halifax, wartime bomber.
While driving through a small Chilean fishing village on his way to the capital, an American millionaire’s new Mercedes-Benz breaks down. In a hurry to get to his destination–and to dodge his ex-wife, who’s hot on his trail–he gives the car to Antonio, a poor potter who befriends him, and heads out to Santiago by bus. Antonio finds that, contrary to his expectations, owning the expensive new car winds up causing him nothing but trouble, and he decides to find the American in Santiago and return the car to him. Complications ensue.
Harry and Sue Lewis met in the ’40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two kids. While struggling with his midlife crisis, Harry receives an invitation for his high school’s reunion back so he takes Sue and their teenage kids on a cross-country car trip back to the Big Apple. Will they see in the Bronx what they expected? Will the good memories from their past help rekindle their fading love? Is it too late to dream?
A burned out writer retreats to a northwest town called Hellview to write the great American novel. Unfortunately for him, the lighthouse he is renting is inhabited by the spirit of a woman who killed herself there one hundred years before and now wants him to replace her lost love, Captain Howdy. When Captain Howdy is resurrected, two daring adventure seekers are brought in to solve the case and find out the secret of the lighthouse.