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Come Blow Your Horn (1963)

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This filmization of Neil Simon's first Broadway hit was adapted for the screen by Norman Lear. Once we get past the illogical casting of middle-aged Frank Sinatra and twentysomething Tony Bill as brothers, we're home free. Sinatra, a swinger supreme, uses his New York apartment as a harem of sorts for his legion of lady friends. Bill, wishing to break loose from his protective parents (Lee J. Cobb and Molly Picon), moves in with older brother Sinatra, hoping to emulate his sibling in the sex department. Sinatra teaches Bill the tricks of the trade--to his everlasting regret, since Bill soon wins such prizes as Jill St. John and Barbara Rush away from Sinatra. The third act finds Sinatra behaving more like a parent than his parents, steering Bill on the straight and narrow and finally settling down with Rush. Also appearing in Come Blow Your Horn is singer Phyllis McGuire (an offscreen Sinatra vis-a-vis), Dan Blocker, and, in the uncredited role of a wino, Dean Martin.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Norman Lear
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 8, 1991
Runtime:
Paramount Pictures

Cast

Frank Sinatra
as Alan Baker
Lee J Cobb
as Harry R. Baker
Molly Picon
as Mrs. Sophie Baker
Jill St. John
as Peggy John
Tony Bill
as Buddy Baker
Dan Blocker
as Mr. Eckman
Phyllis McGuire
as Mrs. Eckman
Greta Randall
as Tall Girl
Dean Martin
as The Bum
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Critic Reviews for Come Blow Your Horn

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

... like a cartoonish fantasy of the Mad Men sensibility of philandering men who treat the female sex as a buffet for their perusal.

Full Review… | May 4, 2012
Turner Classic Movies Online

Dated, very dated, but a few good laughs.

October 2, 2004
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

May 9, 2005
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

May 29, 2004
New Times

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