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Suzanne Pleshette plays an unmarried career woman who decides she wants a baby and finds a suitable partner, a sportswriter working for the magazine she publishes. After she maneuvers him ... See full summary »

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William Wiard

Writer:

Max Shulman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Suzanne Pleshette ... Laura Bingham
Gil Gerard ... Johnny Gillis
Bert Convy ... Skip McCullough
Dana Elcar ... Milhauser
Harold Gould ... Eliot Bingham
Caren Kaye ... Aggie Swoboda
Ed Nelson ... George Dobbs
Hank Brandt Hank Brandt ... Briggs
Diana Chesney Diana Chesney ... Hilda
Noel Conlon Noel Conlon ... Kramer
John Edwards John Edwards ... Minister
Ted Gehring ... Dr. Merten
Ray Girardin Ray Girardin ... Gleason
Nancy Jeris Nancy Jeris ... Helen
Curt Lowens ... Claude
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Suzanne Pleshette plays an unmarried career woman who decides she wants a baby and finds a suitable partner, a sportswriter working for the magazine she publishes. After she maneuvers him into proposing marriage to her, she learns that he happens to be sterile. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Leihvater See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The plot is weird but it's quite funny
18 August 2001 | by revans2491See all my reviews

What a situation, marrying a stranger just to have a baby. And that's what this movie is about.......... and yes it is a comedy

Gil Gerard is quite good at comedy. He and Suzanne Pleshette are a great duo and Bert Convy is a joy to watch as he and Gil battle it out to see who gets the girl. I recommend this movie, the plot is weird but it goes along at a nice pace and is quite funny. : )


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