|Directed by||Robert Ellis Miller|
|Produced by||Julius J. Epstein|
|Written by||Muriel Resnik
Julius J. Epstein
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|Running time||109 minutes|
|Box office||$1,500,000 (US/ Canada)|
Any Wednesday is a 1966 comedy film based on a 1964 Muriel Resnik play of the same name directed by Robert Ellis Miller, starring Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, and Dean Jones. The story centers on a Manhattan woman (Fonda) who is trying to decide between two suitors (Robards and Jones) on the day of her 30th birthday.
On August 18, 2009, Warner Brothers released the movie on DVD as part of the Warner Archive Collection.
John Cleves (Jason Robards) is a businessman with an office in New York and a home in New Jersey. On one day of each week, Wednesday, he spends the night in the city, lying to wife Dorothy (Rosemary Murphy) that he is out of town on business when he actually is seeing Ellen, his mistress (Jane Fonda).
A business client, Cass Henderson (Dean Jones), comes to town and is unable to find a hotel room for the night. Cleves' new secretary knows of an "executive suite" the boss maintains in town, so Cass is sent there for the night. When he meets Ellen, he mistakenly assumes she is a certain kind of lady hired by Cleves to entertain him.
The secretary compounds the error by telling Dorothy about the apartment. Dorothy goes there and discovers Ellen and Cass, assuming them to be a young couple. The women take a liking to each other so Dorothy invites them to spend an evening out on the town with her and John.
Dorothy eventually catches on to what her husband is up to and leaves him. Ellen invites her to use the apartment. John goes there and tries to win his wife's love back, but she just tells her husband to come visit her on any Wednesday.
- "Big Rental Films of 1967", Variety, 3 January 1968 p 25. Please note these figures refer to rentals accruing to the distributors.
- Any Wednesday at the Internet Movie Database
- Any Wednesday (play) at the Internet Broadway Database
- Any Wednesday at allmovie
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