|Three Bites of the Apple|
|Directed by||Alvin Ganzer|
|Produced by||Alvin Ganzer|
|Written by||George Wells|
|Music by||Eddy Lawrence Manson|
|Edited by||Norman Savage|
|May 24, 1967 (USA)|
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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".
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