Cinema: Strange Things Are Done 'Neath the Midnight Sun

To Bed or Not to Bed is a sly Italian comedy that says the Swedish women are as frigid as the Swedish climate. The hero (Alberto Sordi) is an Italian fur merchant who goes to Sweden to pick up some mink—and any other skin he can lay his hands on.

First night in Stockholm he takes a cute little trick (Barbro Wastenson) to his hotel suite, plies her with Vat 69, shows her his war wound, edges toward the bedroom—as she eases out the door.

Next day he meets a rich and beautiful woman who assures him her husband won't mind if she...

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