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Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 3 April 1957 (USA)
In this musical-comedy, Dean Martin plays an American hotel mogul who becomes smitten with a young Italian woman (Anna Maria Alberghetti) when buying a hotel in Rome. To marry this gal, he has to get her three older sisters married off.

Director:

Richard Thorpe
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dean Martin ... Ray Hunter
Anna Maria Alberghetti ... Nina Martelli
Eva Bartok ... Maria Martelli
Dewey Martin ... Mike Clark Jr.
Walter Slezak ... Papa Vittorio Martelli
Paul Henreid ... Anton
Jules Munshin ... Arthur
Marcel Dalio ... Vittorio Cisini
Evelyn Varden ... Countess Alzani
Lisa Montell ... Diana Martelli
Lisa Gaye ... Ana Martelli
John Archer ... Bob Dudley
Stephen Dunne ... Tom Crandall (as Steve Dunne)
Dean Jones ... Dan
Monique van Vooren ... Girl on Main Title (as Monique Van Vooren)
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In this musical-comedy, Dean Martin plays an American hotel mogul who becomes smitten with a young Italian woman (Anna Maria Alberghetti) when buying a hotel in Rome. To marry this gal, he has to get her three older sisters married off.

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The millionaire hotel owner who sang his way into romantic adventures. See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

10.000 Schlafzimmer See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)| 4-Track Stereo

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dean Martin's first film without Jerry Lewis. See more »

Quotes

Mike Clark: I want to marry your daughter.
Papa Vittorio Martelli: Sorry I haven't any left.
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Money Is a Problem
(uncredited)
Music by Nicholas Brodszky
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Staged by Jack Baker
Sung by Lisa Montell (dubbed by Betty Wand)
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Poor Dino
1 August 2006 | by Bob-45See all my reviews

Poor Dino. First time out solo, he slipped a preposterous script, tuneless songs and a supporting cast with far more talent that notariety. Who's going to believe a worldly 30-something millionaire would fall for an immature little nobody their first night together? Had they mad Dean Martin the pilot and Dewey Martin the copilot, and made the story a case of mistaken identity (with a walk-on Cary Grant or Gregory Peck as the "real" Ray Hunter), the producers of "Ten Thousand Bedrooms" might have made something out of this bit of froth. Dino got the blame, but the real fault lies with the script, complete lack of fresh, memorable music (Dean sings the SAME love song to two different women) and listless direction from hack director Richard ("Closeup? What's a closeup?") Thorpe. Dean and Walter Slezak are really about the only entertaining elements of the movie, besides beautiful Italian scenery.

I give "Ten Thousand Bedrooms" a "5".


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