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Panic Button

United States, 1964
Comedy

Synopsis

A businessman plans to solve his tax problems by financing a film version of Romeo and Juliet. He hires Maurice Chevalier and Jayne Mansfield to play the title roles, and Akim Tamiroff to direct.

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Panic Button Directed by George Sherman, Giuliano Carnimeo

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  • Aaken's rating of the film Panic Button

    Great screenplay and cast. It could have been a riotous farce, but Sherman directs the whole thing with as much verve as a depressed sloth. Tamiroff is the most hilarious as the demented director, Chevalier does a tired repeat of his usual Chevalier number, Powell brings elegance and Mansfield is amusing as a talentless whore with a heart of gold who plays Juliet opposite Chevalier's Romeo... A missed opportunity.

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