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Movies: "Bachelor in Paradise"

Nov. 1, 1961 - “Bachelor in Paradise,” an MGM comedy with Bob Hope and Lana Turner, will open at New York’s Capitol Theatre on Nov. 16, following the current “Back Street.” Janis Paige, Jim Hutton, and Paula Prentiss are also in the production, which was directed by Jack Arnold. A bachelor author (Hope) of sleazy books moves to a family-oriented subdivision, where he becomes an unofficial relationship advisor to unhappy local housewives — to the dismay of their respective husbands, who suspect him of sexual misconduct.


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