Film 1960. Written by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond. Directed by Billy Wilder. Starring Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston, Edie Adams.
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1Cafeteria Bar BBBNightlifeBars

Cafeteria Bar
Bar visible in background.

3Consolidated Life of New York BBBFinancial CompaniesInsurance Services

Consolidated Life of New York
Insurance company where C.C. Baxter works.

3Dr. David DreyfussBBBHealthcareDoctors

Dr. David Dreyfuss
Baxter's neighbor, the doctor who helps him out when Fran attempts suicide in his apartment.

4First Nation BBBFinancial CompaniesBanks

First Nation
Bank visible in background.

3Hamburger Heaven BBBDiningFast Food

Hamburger Heaven
Restaurant that a female Consolidated Life employee mentions: So I figure a man in his position, he'll take me to El Morocco, maybe 21. Instead he take me to Hamburger Heaven, and some schnook's apartment.

3The Junior Executive BBBApparelClothing Products

The Junior Executive
Hat model that Baxter buys, and solicits feedback from Fran about.

3Rickshaw BBBNightlifeBars

Chinese restaurant where Fran meets Mr. Sheldrake the night she agrees to join Baxter at a performance of the Music Man.

3Rickshaw Boy BBBMusicMusicians

Rickshaw Boy
Musician that performs at the Chinese restaurant where Fran meets Sheldrake. She gives him a music album for Christmas.

3December 25, 1958 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

December 25, 1958
Bexter spends Christmas Day out alone while others enjoy his apartment: Guess what I did last Christmas? Had an early dinner at the automat, went to the zoo, and then I came home and cleaned up after Mr. Eichelberger. He had a little eggnog party here.

3November 1, 1959 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

November 1, 1959
C.C. Baxter calculates how far the population of New York City would reach if laid end to end, starting from Times Square: On November 1, 1959, the population of New York City was 8,042,783. If you laid all these people end to end, figuring an average height of five feet, six and a half inches, they would reach from Times Square to the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan. I know facts like this because I work for an insurance company, Consolidated Life of New York.

3December 24, 1959 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

December 24, 1959
After finding out about Sheldrake's numerous other affairs at the company Christmas party, Fran attempts suicide at Baxter's apartment.

3December 25, 1959 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

December 25, 1959
Fran spends the day recovering at Baxter's apartment. Baxter calls Sheldrake to let him know what happened.

3December 26, 1959 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

December 26, 1959
Fran continues recovering at Baxter's apartment. Sheldrake calls to check on the situation.

3December 27, 1959 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

December 27, 1959
Baxter prepares to inform Sheldrake that he's in love with Fran, but before he can, Sheldrake informs him that his wife kicked him out, which frees him up for Fran.

3December 31, 1959 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

December 31, 1959
When Sheldrake asks for the key to Baxter's apartment, with the understanding that his refusal will cost him his job, Baxter quits. While celebrating New Year's Eve with Sheldrake, Fran has a change of heart.

3January 1, 1960 Dates20th Century: 60sEvents

January 1, 1960
Fran races to Baxter's apartment to finish their game of gin rummy.

3C.C. Baxter OtherQuotesQuotes

C.C. Baxter
C.C. Baxter: Yeah. Well, that's just the way it crumbles, cookie-wise.

3Fran OtherQuotesQuotes

Fran: I guess that's the way it crumbles, cookie-wise.

3Untitled OtherThemesGray Eagle


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