|Three Bites of the Apple
|Eddy Lawrence Manson
|May 24, 1967 (USA)
Three Bites of the Apple is a 1967 American romantic comedy film directed by Alvin Ganzer.
Stanley Thrumm is a British tour guide. An unlikely night of successful casino gambling on the Italian Riviera leaves him wealthy but in a quandary. If he returns to England with the cash, most of it will go to British taxes. He decides to smuggle the money to Switzerland and establish a bank account there. Carla Moretti, a beautiful bystander at the casino, volunteers to help, but in fact intends to fleece Thrumm with the help of her ex-husband. As summarized by Michael Betzold, the "lightweight comedy" turns into a "long car chase with many comic diversions and a lot of Alpine scenery".
There also is a soundtrack album where David McCallum sings the theme song over the opening credits.
The film is currently available through the Warner Archive Collection.
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