man's favorite sport

the year: 1964

the genre: comedy

the cast: Rock Hudson (Roger Willoughby); Paula Prentiss (Abigail Page); John McGiver (William Cadwalader); Norman Alden (John Screaming Eagle)

the plot: Roger Willoughby is considered to be a leading expert on sports fishing. He's written books on the subject and is loved by his customers in the sporting goods department at Abercrombie and Fitch, where he works. There's only one problem however: he's never been fishing in his life. When his boss enters him in a fishing contest, mayhem ensues.

count: how much money John Screaming Eagle makes off Roger.

don’t miss: Roger putting up the tent.

listen for: "Not even Confucius."

check out: quite possibly the most random ending ever.

extra bonus points: if you can name who did the music for this movie. Clue.


Erika said...

It's a great tutorial for how to make a cast, too!

Maybe I'll watch old movies this weekend. So much great inspiration here!

Millie Motts said...

Answer: Henry Mancini.

bporter said...

This just goes to show you that girls are complicated and troublesome. No instruction book, no 1 o'clock, 10 o'clock, 2 o'clock, no nothing! ;)