The Perfect Furlough

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The Perfect Furlough
The Perfect Furlough - 1958 - Poster.png
theatrical release poster
Directed byBlake Edwards
Produced byRobert Arthur
Written byStanley Shapiro
StarringTony Curtis
Janet Leigh
Keenan Wynn
Linda Cristal
Music byFrank Skinner
CinematographyPhilip Lathrop
Edited byMilton Carruth
Universal Pictures
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • November 30, 1958 (1958-11-30) (United States)
  • January 21, 1959 (1959-01-21) (New York City)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$2.3 million (est. US/ Canada rentals)[1]

The Perfect Furlough is a 1958 American CinemaScope Eastmancolor romantic comedy film directed by Blake Edwards and written by Stanley Shapiro. Edwards and Shapiro would re-team the following year for another Tony Curtis service comedy, Operation Petticoat.


Corporal Paul Hodges, after a long period in an isolated Arctic base, wins a lottery and gets to Paris, France, on a three weeks leave. There he will be under psychiatrist lieutenant Vicky Loren's control.


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  1. ^ "1959: Probable Domestic Take", Variety, 6 January 1960 p 34

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