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Strange Bedfellows (1965 film)

Strange Bedfellows is a 1965 American comedy film directed by Melvin Frank and starring Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Gig Young, and Terry-Thomas.[1] It was released by Universal Studios.

Strange Bedfellows
Strange Bedfellows - Film Poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed byMelvin Frank
Produced byMelvin Frank
Hal C. Kern
Norman Panama
Screenplay byMelvin Frank
Michael Pertwee
Story byNorman Panama
Melvin Frank
StarringRock Hudson
Gina Lollobrigida
Gig Young
Music byLeigh Harline
CinematographyLeo Tover
Edited byGene Milford
Fernwood Productions
Panama Productions
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • February 10, 1965 (1965-02-10)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited States


A wealthy American (Hudson) and a bohemian Italian woman (Lollobrigida) meet in London, and impulsively marry. Then finding they have virtually nothing in common they separate. Seven years later, just days before the divorce is due to be finalized, they meet again and begin to rekindle the romance.



The film earned rentals in North America of $2,750,000.[2] Strange Bedfellows was available on DVD on July 1, 2003.[3]

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  1. ^ "Strange Bedfellows". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved September 1, 2016.
  2. ^ Variety Staff 1966, p. 6.
  3. ^ "Strange Bedfellows". Seattle. ASIN B00009IB1H. Retrieved September 1, 2016.


Variety Staff (January 5, 1966). "Big Rental Pictures of 1965". Variety. United States: Penske Media Corporation. p. 6. (subscription required)

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