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Marriage on the Rocks (1965)

Approved | | Comedy | 24 September 1965 (USA)
A businessman's neglected wife divorces her husband by mistake and marries his best friend by accident.

Director:

Jack Donohue

Writer:

Cy Howard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Sinatra ... Dan Edwards
Deborah Kerr ... Valerie Edwards
Dean Martin ... Ernie Brewer
Cesar Romero ... Miguel Santos
Hermione Baddeley ... Jeannie MacPherson
Tony Bill ... Jim Blake
John McGiver ... Shad Nathan
Nancy Sinatra ... Tracy Edwards
Davey Davison ... Lisa Sterling
Michel Petit Michel Petit ... David Edwards
Trini López ... Trini Lopez (as Trini Lopez)
Joi Lansing ... Lola
Darlene Lucht ... Bunny (as Tara Ashton)
Kathleen Freeman ... Miss Blight
Flip Mark ... Rollo
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Ad-agency president Dan Edwards who, when he goes to Mexico to celebrate his nineteenth wedding anniversary, winds up getting divorced by mistake - whereupon his wife Valerie marries his best friend Ernie Brewer by mistake. Frank's future pop star daughter Nancy Sinatra has a featured role. Written by alfiehitchie

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Trivia

This is the second film where Cesar Romero co-stars with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin and plays a character named "Santos." In Ocean's 11, Romero plays a character named Duke Santos. See more »

Goofs

The two wall calendars in Miguel's office are for December 1964 & April 1965. The calendar in his hotel lobby is for June 1965. A few weeks (at most) after the Mexico trip it's suddenly Thanksgiving. See more »

Quotes

Ernie Brewer: David, give my regards to your parole board.
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Connections

Referenced in E! True Hollywood Story: Dean Martin (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

There Was a Sinner Man
Music by Trini López (as Trini Lopez)
Lyrics by Bobby Weinstein, Bobby Hart, Billy Barberis and Teddy Randazzo
Performed by Trini López
[Trini López performs the song at the go-go club]
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Ring-a-ding-dud
25 June 2001 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

It's a marriage merry-go-round when Deborah Kerr rather inadvertently divorces workaholic hubby Frank Sinatra while on vacation in Mexico; when he fails to make things right, she (once again) inadvertently winds up hitched to boozy best friend Dean Martin. Made during the time when films had become second priority to F.S. (Ol' Blue Eyes had earned his Oscar and, with some exceptions, it quickly became a downward spiral for him and the movies). This picture is quite plush and well-produced, but it's just a throwaway--a shame since the premise did have some interesting possibilities. Best part of the flick is Nancy Sinatra (barely out of her teens) and Tony Bill as the youngsters in love. The rest is a snooze. Happy Hour for the Rat Pack was finally over...closin' time guys! ** from ****


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Language:

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Release Date:

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