Three Bites of the Apple

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Three Bites of the Apple
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Alvin Ganzer
Produced byAlvin Ganzer
Written by George Wells
Music byEddy Lawrence Manson
Cinematography Gábor Pogány
Edited by Norman Savage
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
May 24, 1967 (USA)
Running time
105 minutes

Three Bites of the Apple is a 1967 American romance-comedy film directed by Alvin Ganzer. [1] [2]



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". [3]

There also is a soundtrack album where David McCallum sings the theme song over the opening credits.


Production notes

The film is currently available through the Warner Archive Collection.

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  3. Betzold, Michael. "Three Bites of an Apple (1967) - Alvin Ganzer - Synopsis". Retrieved 2018-10-15.