What Every Woman Wants (1962 film)

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What Every Woman Wants
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Directed by Ernest Morris
Written byMark Grantham (original story) (as M.M. McCormick)
Produced by The Danzigers
Cinematography James Wilson
Edited byJohn S. Smith
Music by Bill LeSage
Distributed by United Artists Corporation (UK)
Release date
Running time
69 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

What Every Woman Wants is a 1962 British comedy film directed by Ernest Morris and starring James Fox, Hy Hazell and Dennis Lotis. [1] The screenplay concerns a marriage guidance counsellor who struggles with his own domestic life.



In this marital comedy, married mother Jean Goodwin (Hy Hazell) and her daughter Sue (Elizabeth Shepherd) team up to reform their husbands, to get them to pay more attention to them. Their elaborate plan causes comic mayhem.


Critical reception

TV Guide gave the film two out of four stars, calling it a "Surprisingly amusing family-oriented comedy." [2]

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  1. "What Every Woman Wants (1962)". Archived from the original on 14 January 2009.
  2. "What Every Woman Wants". TVGuide.com.