Barefoot in the Park Overview:

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.


Neil Simon's comedy features Redford as a conservative young lawyer and Fonda as his spontaneous bride, roughing it in New York. This was director Gene Sak's debut.

(Source: available at Amazon AMC Classic Movie Companion).


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

Best Supporting ActressMildred NatwickNominated

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Barefoot in the Park (1967)

By Beatrice on Nov 27, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Barefoot in the Park Directed by Gene Saks Written by Neil Simon 1967/USA IMDb link Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Neil Simon comedy with two of America’s most beautiful people at their most beautiful. Corie (Jane Fonda) is a sexy, fun-loving, free spirit. ?Paul (Robert Redford) is a straight... Read full article

Descal?os no Parque / Barefoot in the Park (1967)

By L? on Nov 13, 2017 From Critica Retro

Descal?os no Parque / Barefoot in the Park (1967) Rec?m-casados. Desde a era do cinema mudo, muitos filmes j? trataram de jovens casais apaixonados, prestes a come?ar a vida a dois. Buster Keaton fez, por exemplo, muitos curtas-metragens nos quais ele precisava se adaptar ? 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

Paul Bratter: Well, I'm 26, and cold as hell!

Corie Bratter: My divorce! When do I get my divorce!
Paul Bratter: How should I know? The marriage license hasn't even come in yet!

Victor Velasco: No, you said "Fly you have a waiter in my soup."
Corie Bratter: Well I did! He put his hand in my soup to get the fly out!

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Facts about

The fictional address of the apartment is 49 West 10th Street.
Robert Redford starred in both the Broadway play and this film version. His leading lady on Broadway was Elizabeth Ashley.
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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