Ten Thousand Bedrooms

Ten Thousand Bedrooms

Director: Richard Thorpe Cast: Dean Martin, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Eva Bartok

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Dean Martin's first solo film after his split with Jerry Lewis was very nearly his last. Dino plays Ray Hunter, a Conrad Hiltonesque playboy hotelier at large in Rome. Taking charge of his latest acquisition -- a huge hotel with the titular 10,000 bedrooms -- Hunter finds himself being pursued by the daughters of wealthy Vittori Martelli (Walter Slezak). For a while, it looks as though the youngest daughter Nina (Anna Maria Alberghetti) has the inside track, but big-hearted Ray, realizing that Nina would be happier with a boy her own age, settles for older sister Maria (Eva Bartok). The poor box-office take for this old-fashioned musical comedy seemed at the time to foretell the end of Dean Martin's film career, but he was rescued by his well-received appearance in The Young Lions. The funniest aspect of Ten Thousand Bedrooms was its promotional trailer, narrated by Teddi Thurman, then famous as the sultry weather girl on the weekend radio series Monitor.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/06/2009
UPC: 0883316212585
Original Release: 1957
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:54:00
Sales rank: 29,962

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dean Martin Ray Hunter
Anna Maria Alberghetti Nina Martelli
Eva Bartok Maria Martelli
Dewey Martin Mike Clark
Walter Slezak Papa Vittorio Martelli
Paul Henreid Anton
Jules Munshin Arthur
Marcel Dalio Vittorio Cisini
Evelyn Varden Countess Alzani
Lisa Montell Diana Martelli
Lisa Gaye Anna Martelli
John Archer Bob Dudley
Steve Dunne Tom Crandall
Dean Jones Dan
Monique Van Vooren Girl on Main Title

Technical Credits
Richard Thorpe Director
Nicholas Brodszky Score Composer
Robert J. Bronner Cinematographer
Art Cohn Screenwriter
Randall Duell Art Director
William Horning Art Director
William Ludwig Screenwriter
John MacSweeney Editor
John McSweeney Editor
Joe Pasternak Producer
Helen Rose Costumes/Costume Designer
Leonard Spigelgass Screenwriter
George Stoll Musical Direction/Supervision
Laszlo Vadnay Screenwriter

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