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Monkeys, Go Home! (1967)

Henry Dussard, a young American, inherits a picturesque but badly neglected olive farm in southern France and is determined to make it operational again despite cautionary advice from the ... See full summary »

Director:

Andrew V. McLaglen

Writers:

Maurice Tombragel (screenplay), G.K. Wilkinson (book) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Maurice Chevalier ... Father Sylvain
Dean Jones ... Hank Dussard
Yvette Mimieux ... Maria Riserau
Bernard Woringer Bernard Woringer ... Marcel Cartucci
Clément Harari Clément Harari ... Emile Paraulis (as Clement Harari)
Yvonne Constant Yvonne Constant ... Yolande Angelli
Marcel Hillaire ... Mayor Gaston Lou
Jules Munshin ... Monsieur Piastillio
Alan Carney ... Grocer
Maurice Marsac ... Fontanino
Darleen Carr ... Sidoni Riserau
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Storyline

Henry Dussard, a young American, inherits a picturesque but badly neglected olive farm in southern France and is determined to make it operational again despite cautionary advice from the local priest and a pretty villager. Desperate for laborers, the inventive Dussard turns to the zaniest crew of olive pickers ever recruited - four mischievous monkeys! As former members of an Air Force space team, these intelligent chimps quickly pick up on their new responsibilities - but prove to have a turbulent effect on the local townspeople. Written by Mike Patton <film@start.no>

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A BUNCH OF BANANA BANDITS puts a budding romance on the SKIDS! (original print ad) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 1967 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Francesa e o Americano See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Trivia

This is the last film project for Maurice Chevalier. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where the 4 chimpanzees are moved to a barn as a temporary home, there is one particular part where two are in the hay loft, one swinging there on a pulley and one having climbed up previously. Hank then tells the others to go into the loft, and three chimpanzees climb the ladder. See more »


Soundtracks

Joie De Vivre
Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman
Sung by Maurice Chevalier
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15 December 2003 | by themarzipanfiendSee all my reviews

Not the best film ever, but with this many monkeys it can't be at all bad. Definitely worth watching. I suppose maurice chevalier also lends some class to the film. But the monkeys are the real reason for watching it. They're great. It can't be long until someone remakes this.


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