A Flea in Her Ear (film)

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A Flea in Her Ear
Directed by Jacques Charon
Produced by Fred Kohlmar
Screenplay by John Mortimer
Based on A Flea in Her Ear
1907 play
by Georges Feydeau
Starring Rex Harrison
Rosemary Harris
Louis Jourdan
Music by Bronislau Kaper
Cinematography Charles Lang
Edited by Walter A. Thompson
Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • October 19, 1968 (1968-10-19) (France)
Running time
94 minutes
Country United States, France
Language English
Budget $4,950,000[1]

A Flea in Her Ear is a 1968 DeLuxe Color 20th Century Fox American/French[2] feature Panavision film adaptation of the play A Flea in Her Ear by Georges Feydeau in an adaptation (originally written for the stage) by John Mortimer. It was directed by Jacques Charon and the cast included Rex Harrison, Rosemary Harris, Louis Jourdan, and Rachel Roberts.

Plot summary[edit]

Gabrielle (Rosemary Harris) is convinced her attorney husband Victor (Rex Harrison) is seeing another woman because of his inattention to her amorous needs. Gabrielle (Rosemary Harris) sets up a meeting with her husband at a bordello-hotel, and he is completely unaware that the woman he is going to meet will be his own wife.[3]

Cast and crew[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Solomon, Aubrey. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. ISBN 978-0-8108-4244-1. p255
  2. ^ John Walker (ed.) Halliwell's Film and Video Guide 2000, London: Harper Collins, 1999, p.293
  3. ^ http://www.allmovie.com/movie/a-flea-in-her-ear-v91704

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