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The Americanization of Emily (27-Oct-1964)

Director: Arthur Hiller

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky

From novel by: William Bradford Huie

Music by: Johnny Mandel

Producer: Martin Ransohoff

Keywords: Romantic Comedy, WWII

Set in London during WWII, James Garner plays a Navy lieutenant who to avoid combat engineered his way into fulfilling special procurement needs for a Rear Admiral on the verge of nervous breakdown. Julie Andrews is Emily Barham, an English war widow who falls for this anti-hero. Disguised as a romantic comedy, effective satire conveys a subtle anti-war message.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Julie Andrews
1-Oct-1935   Mary Poppins
Edward Binns
12-Sep-1916 4-Dec-1990 12 Angry Men
Judy Carne
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James Coburn
31-Aug-1928 18-Nov-2002 Our Man Flint
Melvyn Douglas
5-Apr-1901 4-Aug-1981 Being There
Steve Franken
27-May-1932 24-Aug-2012 Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. on Dobie Gillis
Bill Fraser
5-Jun-1908 5-Sep-1987 Claude Snudge
James Garner
7-Apr-1928 19-Jul-2014 Jim Rockford on Rockford Files
Alan Sues
7-Mar-1926 1-Dec-2011 Laugh-In
William Windom
28-Sep-1923 16-Aug-2012 Glen Morley on The Farmer's Daughter
Keenan Wynn
27-Jul-1916 14-Oct-1986 Col. Bat Guano in Dr. Strangelove


James Garner   ...   Lt. Cmdr. Charles E. Madison
Julie Andrews   ...   Emily Barham
Melvyn Douglas   ...   Adm. William Jessup
Also Starring
James Coburn   ...   Lt. Cmdr. "Bus" Cummings
Joyce Grenfell   ...   Mrs. Barham
Edward Binns   ...   Adm. Thomas Healy
Liz Fraser   ...   Sheila
William Windom   ...   Capt. Harry Spaulding
John Crawford   ...   CPO Paul Adams
Douglas Henderson   ...   Capt. Marvin Ellender
Edmon Ryan   ...   Adm. Hoyle
Steve Franken   ...   Young Sailor
Paul Newlan   ...   Gen. William Hallerton
Keenan Wynn   ...   Old Sailor
Gary Cockrell   ...   Lt. Victor Wade
Alan Sues   ...   Enright
Bill Fraser   ...   Port Commander
Lou Byrne   ...   Nurse Captain
Alan Howard   ...   Port Ensign
Linda Marlowe   ...   Pat
The Three "Nameless Broads"
Janine Gray   ...   Nameless Broad
Judy Carne   ...   Nameless Broad
Kathy Kersh   ...   Nameless Broad


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