Do Not Disturb (1965)

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(out of 5)


Lesser effort from the dream factory that produced ‘s silly romantic comedies, this time putting more effort into the sharp fashions and decor than any kind of witty plotting. Day and play a happily married couple who move to England for his work (he’s an executive for a wool company) and find the loveliest house in the country to live in. A few months later Day is sick and tired of being left home alone all the time, eventually developing a paranoid fantasy that her husband is cheating on her. To get him back, she flirts with the idea of pretending to be having an affair herself, which becomes easier to do once a handsome interior decorator (yeah, okay) takes her to Paris to buy a dining room table and reveals some more wicked intentions. Lots of funny situations, but it runs way too long and is too familiar to be inspired despite Day’s having a lot of bubbly fun. Her entrance to a party wearing a sequined orange dress is unforgettable, however.


Melcher-Arcola Productions

USA, 1965

Directed by

Screenplay by , , based on the play by

Cinematography by

Produced by ,

Music by

Production Design by ,

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

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