The Seven year itch

United States, 1955

Film
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A husband of seven years, alone in New York while his family is on vacation, fantasises an affair with the TV model in the upstairs apartment and develops “The seven year itch”. Tortured by guilt, he envisions so many dire consequences that he finally runs off to join his wife. Tom Ewell and Marilyn Monroe star in this tremendous comedy. Based on the play by George Axelrod.

Credits

director

Billy Wilder

co-producer

Billy Wilder

Charles K. Feldman

production company

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

01:40:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37125

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Comedy

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adultery

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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