Fitzwilly mixes up crime and romance in this 1967 comedy starring Dick Van Dyke and Get Smart‘s Barbara Feldon in leading roles. After the passing of Walter Mirisch over the weekend, I decided to watch a film he produced in tribute. While In the Heat of the Night would probably be the best choice, I made it a new-to-me film instead with the Dick Van Dyke comedy. It just so happened that I had the…"Fitzwilly Mixes Crime and Romance In Comedy"
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Love in the Afternoon, starring Gary Cooper and Audrey Hepburn, is Billy Wilder’s best attempt at making a film in the spirit of his late mentor, Ernst Lubitsch. Ariane Chavasse (Audrey Hepburn) is a cello student and overhears a conversation between her private detective father, Claude Chavasse (Maurice Chevalier), and a client, Monsieur X (John McGiver). Claude’s specialty is going after the spouses who are unfaithful. Anyway, Monsieur X insists that he will kill American…"Love in the Afternoon: Billy Wilder’s Lubitsch Film"