Cinema: A Kitten for King Leer

Good Neighbor Sam. "We're good clean family men here at Nurdlinger Farms," declares Milk Merchant Edward G. Robinson. "I don't want my account handled by bawds and lechers and libertines." Enter Jack Lemmon, a neat, courteous, helpful young adman who resides in suburban San Francisco with two children, one dreadfully adorable duck, and his leggy All-American wife (Dorothy Provine). Everyone who has ever seen a Jack Lemmon movie will instantly surmise that the model account exec is a three-button bacchant, and so he is. The girl next door (Romy Schneider) cannot collect a $15 million inheritance unless she collects a hus...

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