Doris Day and James Garner star in this breezy comedy about what happens when your 15 minutes of fame finally arrives - and turns your life upside down! Dr. Gerald Boyer (Garner) and his lovely wife Beverly (Day) are living the American dream. But their suburban bliss turns to media-driven frenzy when Beverly is selected as the national advertising spokeswoman for "Happy Soap. As her career begins to skyrocket, her neglected husband is increasingly put out by the fact that when his family does get to her, it's on TV! Directed by Norman Jewison (Moonstruck), The Thrill of It All! is a brilliantly polished comedy jewel highlighted by a screenplay from comedy legend Carl Reiner.

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The Thrill of It All! (1963)

Unrated

Family/Classic/Comedy · 1h 48m · 7/17/1963

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She's hoping he's ready. He's wishing she's willing.

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Doris Day and James Garner star in this breezy comedy about what happens when your 15 minutes of fame finally arrives - and turns your life upside down! Dr. Gerald Boyer (Garner) and his lovely wife Beverly (Day) are living the American dream. But their suburban bliss turns to media-driven frenzy when Beverly is selected as the national advertising spokeswoman for "Happy Soap. As her career begins to skyrocket, her neglected husband is increasingly put out by the fact that when his family does get to her, it's on TV! Directed by Norman Jewison (Moonstruck), The Thrill of It All! is a brilliantly polished comedy jewel highlighted by a screenplay from comedy legend Carl Reiner.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, German

Country

United States

Production Companies

Ross Hunter Productions, Arwin Productions

Revenue

$11,779,093
Part Of
Cast
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Doris Day

Beverly Boyer
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James Garner

Dr. Gerald Boyer
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Arlene Francis

Mrs. Fraleigh
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Edward Andrews

Gardiner Fraleigh
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Reginald Owen

Old Tom Fraleigh
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Zasu Pitts

Olivia
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Elliott Reid

Mike Palmer
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Alice Pearce

Irving's wife
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Kym Karath

Maggie Boyer
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Brian Nash

Andy Boyer
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Lucy Landau

Mrs. Goethe
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Paul Hartman

Dr. Taylor
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Hayden Rorke

Billings
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Alex Gerry

Stokely
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Robert Gallagher

Van Camp
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Ann Newman-Mantee

Miss Thompson (as Anne Newman)
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Burt Mustin

The Fraleigh butler
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Hedley Mattingly

Sidney (Fraleighs' chauffer)
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Robert Strauss

Chief truck driver
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Maurice Gosfield

Truck driver
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William Bramley

Angry Driver
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Pamela Curran

Spot Checker (starlet)
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Herbie Faye

Irving
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Lenny Kent

Cabbie
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John Alderman

Mr. Caputo, New Father
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Lennie Weinrib

Truck driver (as Len Weinrib)
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Richard Alden

Onlooker (uncredited)
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Lillian Culver

Autograph seeker (uncredited)
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John Daheim

Mounted Policeman (uncredited)
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King Donovan

Undetermined Role (uncredited)
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Ross Elliott

Undetermined Role (uncredited)
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Bess Flowers

Party guest (uncredited)
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Gertrude Flynn

Autograph Seeker in Restaurant (uncredited)
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Jacques Foti

Maitre d' (uncredited)
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Paul Frees

Voice of TV announcer (uncredited)
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Tim Graham

Guard (uncredited)
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Hallene Hill

Older Busybody with Spinster (uncredited)
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Kenner G. Kemp

Man in Hospital Corridor (uncredited)
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Bernie Kopell

Commercial director (uncredited)
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Dorothy Neumann

Spinster (uncredited)
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Carl Reiner

Actor as: German Officer / Cad / Cowboy (uncredited)
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Cosmo Sardo

Man in Elevator (uncredited)
Crew
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Larry Gelbart

Writer
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Russell Metty

Cinematograpy
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Milton Carruth

Editor
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Frank De Vol

Music
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Norman Jewison

Director
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Carl Reiner

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Thrill of It All!

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/4/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

The Thrill of it All!

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

The Thrill of It All

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

4/17/2018

Disc Title Front Cover

The Thrill of It All

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

4/7/2015

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