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Happy Anniversary and Goodbye (1974)

A couple approaching their 25th anniversary look to their respective best friends, an independent thinker and a swinger, for tips to spice things up.

Director:

Jack Donohue
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Cast overview:
Lucille Ball ... Norma Michaels
Art Carney ... Malcom Michaels
Nanette Fabray ... Fay
Peter Marshall ... Greg Carter
Don Porter ... Ed "Mad Dog" Murphy
Rhodes Reason ... Doug
Doria Cook-Nelson Doria Cook-Nelson ... Linda
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Rico
Louisa Moritz ... Terry
Florence Lake ... Mrs. Foster
Elaine Pepparde Elaine Pepparde ... Cindy
Connie Garrison Connie Garrison ... Choo Choo
Patricia Blair ... Miss Warren
Linda Todd Michaels Linda Todd Michaels ... Mitzi
Sid Gould Sid Gould ... Waiter
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Storyline

As her 25th anniversary approaches, Norma Michaels realizes that her marriage to her dentist husband Malcolm has become boring. Seeking independence, Norma turns to her friend Fay while Malcolm receives advice from his swinging associate Greg.

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Trivia

A drunken Malcolm (Art Carney) sings a few bars of "Oh, Promise Me" The song was sung by Vivian Vance in The Lucy Show: Lucy's Sister Pays a Visit (1963), which also starred Peter Marshall and was directed by Jack Donohue. See more »

Goofs

As the Waiter, Sid Gould wears the exact same gold jacket he wore so many times playing waiters on "Here's Lucy." See more »

Quotes

[Norma opens the door and Rico walks in with exercise equipment]
Rico: I am Rico.
Norma Michaels: Oh, y-yes...won't you come...oh, you are in.
[Norma shuts the door]
Rico: Where do we do it?
Norma Michaels: What?!
Rico: Here, or in the bedroom?
Norma Michaels: Oh, in here! In here.
[Rico begins to take off his coat, with his tight exercise outfit on underneath, and he begins to set up the exercise equipment]
Rico: I'll set the table.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

Credits list music editing by Ed Norton Music Service. This was also Art Carney's character name on "The Honeymooners." They worked on two episodes of "Here's Lucy." See more »

Soundtracks

Oh, Promise Me
Written by Reginald De Koven and Clement Scott
Performed by Art Carney
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Lucille Ball was one of the greatest actresses EVER
6 March 2019 | by deadtripSee all my reviews

Anytime Lucille Grace's the screen is a wonderful moment. She was the best th re ever was


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Happy Anniversary and Goodbye See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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