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I'll Take Sweden
I'll Take Sweden
Actors: Bob Hope, Dina Merrill, Tuesday Weld, Frankie Avalon, Jeremy Slate
Director: Frederick De Cordova
Genres: Comedy
NR     2005     1hr 37min

Bob Hope leads an all-star castincluding Frankie Avalon (Beach Party), Tuesday Weld (Bachelor Flat) and Dina Merrill (Operation Petticoat)in this deliriously funny comedy about a beleaguered dad and his ocean-hopping attem...  more »


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Actors: Bob Hope, Dina Merrill, Tuesday Weld, Frankie Avalon, Jeremy Slate
Director: Frederick De Cordova
Creators: Daniel L. Fapp, Alex Gottlieb, Edward Small, Arthur Marx, Bob Fisher, Nat Perrin
Genres: Comedy
Sub-Genres: Classic Comedies
Studio: MGM (Video & DVD)
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen,Letterboxed - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 05/17/2005
Original Release Date: 06/18/1965
Theatrical Release Date: 06/18/1965
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 37min
Screens: Color,Widescreen,Letterboxed
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 5
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

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Movie Reviews

Happy 100th Birthday Mr. Hope!! Bob Hope and Sweden Rule!!
viewer | US | 05/22/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"In this movie Bob Hope portrays a father who dislike's his daughter's(Tuesday Weld) boyfriend(Frankie Avalon) so he transfers to Sweden to help her forget.With great musical scores throughout,it's a little known unconventional Bob Hope movie that's very well worth watching!!"
Bob Hope and Sweden rule!!!
viewer | US | 09/15/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a superb 60's comedy starring Bob Hope,Tuesday Weld and Frankie Avalon filmed mostly in beautiful Sweden.It's a must see!!!!!!!!"
Bob Hope's Best Movie
Byron Kolln | 05/03/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Bob Hope is at his best comedy in this movie.Frankie Avalon plays Bob Hope's character's daughter's boyfriend Kenny.Frankie Avalon sings 3 songs in the movie and one of the best scenes is with Frankie Avalon playing the role of Kenny tells Bob Hope that most daughters think their fathers are L7.Bob Hope asks what is L7 and Frankie asks Bob Hope if you put L and 7 together what do you get? Bob Hope asks a square? Frankie Avalon tells Bob Hope that is right square.Jimmy Cross (who was a semi regular in the 1950's syndicated "How To Marry A Millionaire" with Barbara Eden) is in the movie in a uncredited role.Eleanor Audley who guest starred in many shows like "How To Marry A Millionaire" is in the movie also.Character Actress Maudie Prickett also has a role in the movie."
Bob Hope Learns About Love the Swedish Way in Cute 1960's Co
Simon Davis | 12/29/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)

"While it would never be considered anywhere near the best comedy Bob Hope ever made "I'll Take Sweden", has it's own quaint charm coming as it does from a much more innocent age in movie making. The "sexy" goings on in the storyline, probably considered 'risque", back in 1963 now of course seem positively tame by today's standards which in my belief gives this film it's antique appeal. The film was in many ways a wise career move for veteran comedian Bob Hope as here he succeeded in moving with the times, placing himself right in among the supposed "hip" movie going crowd of the mid 1960's who would have gone to see this film mainly because of it's two young and extremely popular costars in the beautiful Tuesday weld and singing sensation turned movie actor Frankie Avalon."