Cinema: Real Dog

If a Man Answers. "If you want a perfect marriage treat your husband like a dog." That's what Mother (Micheline Presle) says, and Mother, one of those cocksure Frenchwomen, means literally what she says. When her daughter (Sandra Dee) gets married, she gives her some bitchy advice: "Husbands often leave home, pets never. And remember, a well-trained pet is happier."

Yes, but how can the girl make woman's best friend out of the curly haired wolf (Bobby Darin) she is wed to? Easy. She scratches him behind his ears, lets him run on a nice long leash, dresses to bring out...

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