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Barefoot in the Park (1967) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Gene Saks and produced by Hal B. Wallis, Neil Simon, Paul Nathan and Joseph H. Hazen.

The film was based on the play of the same name written by Neil Simon performed at the Biltmore Theatre, NY from Oct 23, 1963 - Jun 25, 1967.

Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActressMildred NatwickNominated
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Descalços no Parque / Barefoot in the Park (1967)

By Lê on Nov 13, 2017 From Critica Retro

Descalços no Parque / Barefoot in the Park (1967) Recém-casados. Desde a era do cinema mudo, muitos filmes já trataram de jovens casais apaixonados, prestes a começar a vida a dois. Buster Keaton fez, por exemplo, muitos curtas-metragens nos quais ele precisava se adaptar à nova vida – ... Read full article


Barefoot in the Park (1967)

on May 12, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film

They don’t make romantic comedies like they used. Or maybe Hollywood just realized there’s no way to top the work of the great Neil Simon. Playwright Simon took the adage “opposites attract” and ran with it to create the fun and sexy rom-com Barefoot in the Park. From the Gre... Read full article


1967 in Film: Barefoot in the Park

By Aurora on Jun 20, 2014 From Once Upon a Screen

1967 proved a pivotal year in the movies as it marked the beginning of what was in essence a film revolution.  It was also a great year for standard entertaining fare.  While tensions of war and racial unrest grew throughout the country American audiences were making a definitive shift toward truth ... Read full article


Netflix Instant Pick: Barefoot in the Park (1967)

By Lindsey on Sep 2, 2013 From The Motion Pictures

It’s been a while since I’ve done a Netflix Instant Pick, but since Netflix’s selection seems to be changing more rapidly than it used to, I wanted to get a quick post up on today’s film sooner rather than later. Barefoot in the Park stars Jane Fonda and Robert Redford, with ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Victor Velasco: Shama shama elma commama!


Harry Pepper, Telephone man: My name's Harry Pepper if you ever have any trouble with line, do me a favor, don't ask for Harry Pepper.


Corie Bratter: Six days does not a week make.
Paul Bratter: What does that mean?
Corie Bratter: [pause] I don't know!


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A running gag is the absence of an elevator to get to the newlyweds' 6th-floor apartment; new arrivals are out of breath throughout the film. For its release in France, however, the dubbed dialogue placed the apartment on the 9th floor (equivalent to the 10th floor in the US), since in France, older buildings with six stories and no elevator are not uncommon and audiences wouldn't have understood why climbing the stairs was so arduous.
The fictional address of the apartment is 49 West 10th Street.
The film role of 'Corie Bratter' was originally offered to actress Natalie Wood who had already played opposite Robert Redford in two movies. Wood declined the offer though, because she wanted to take time off.
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