Dream Wife

Synopsis: Clemson Reade, a business tycoon with marriage on his mind, and Effie, a U.S. diplomat, are a modern couple. Unfortunately there seems to be too much business and not enough pleasure on the part of Effie. When Clemson meets Tarji, a princess trained in all the arts of pleasing men, he decides he wants an old fashioned girl. Princess Tarji's father is king of oil-rich Bukistan. Because of the oil situation and to maintain good political relations during the courtship between Clemson & Tarji, the State Department assigns a diplomat to maintain protocol until the wedding. Effie!
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Sidney Sheldon
Production: Warner Bros
 
IMDB:
6.0
APPROVED
Year:
1953
100 min
11 Views

The Khan of Bukistan is pleased that you have taken

a fancy to his daughter Tarji.

So am I.

She is only a girl.

Yes, isn't she?

My, she's a wonderful girl.

I didn't know they still made them like this.

In Bukistan we are old fashioned.

Women are wives and mothers,

as Allah intended them to be.

They are not taxi cab drivers and wrestlers.

Yes, I see what you mean.

I do not understand your country.

In America machines do everything.

Hm, not quite.

American ingenuity will find a way.

And when it does do not try and sell it to us.

It is the custom for the princess to dance

for an honored guest.

That's a delightful custom, by all means.

The princess would be sensational in America.

There are many suitors for the princess Tarji's hand.

But the Khan has found them unworthy of her.

I don't wonder.

It's a pity.

Our women have been taught from birth

the perfect art.

How to make a man happy.

The princess Tarji would be the ideal wife.

Every secret and every skill of five thousand years

have been imparted to her

every day and night of her life.

You see before you a woman who's entire being

is dedicated to but one desire.

The desire to bring to her husband the gift

of complete happiness.

A pity you cannot stay.

Yes, isn't it?

But I'm getting married next week.

Well, then, of course you cannot stay.

No, sir, I...

Oh, you speak English!

Well, I'm glad, because there's something

I'd like to add to that deal we made...

Now I see.

Thank you very much.

Please thank the princess for me.

And tell the Khan how grateful I am

for his hospitality.

Shall we have the pleasure of seeing you again?

No, I'm afraid not.

My plane leaves first thing in the morning.

But do tell Tarji that I shall think of her often

and remember the time we spent together.

If I were free, I...

His excellency is pleased to present you

with this remembrance of your visit here.

Oh, thank you. That's very thoughtful of you, sir.

Uh... that's very thoughtful of him.

And please accept this from the princess

as a token of her friendship.

Oh, Tarji... thank you, dear.

Katan!

I won't forget you.

She's asking you for a remembrance.

She admires your tie.

Oh, well, of course.

Darling.

She speaks English like a native, doesn't she?

Well, goodbye.

Your name, please.

Clemson Reade.

Under the "R"s.

Thank you.

Hello, it's nice to see you again, Mr. Reade.

Thank you, Evelyn.

May I park this stuff here?

Certainly. I'll tell Miss Effington you're here.

Don't do that. I want to surprise her.

Effie!

Clem!

Effie!

Oh, Clem, this is Mr. Portman, Mr. Whitley,

Mr. Bexton...

Mr. Reade, my fianc.

Mr. Reade.

I must say I'm delighted to meet you.

Mustn't I?

I think that about covers everything.

You'll each get a copy of the report

and the Secretary of State will take action

on it next week.

Thank you.

Thank you, Miss Effington.

Good day, gentlemen.

Darling!

Dearest!

Welcome home, darling.

You can say that again.

Now then, tell me all about your trip.

Everything?

Everything.

Oh, well, Effie, it was the most amazing...

Sorry, dear.

Yes, Mac.

When is the revised report going out?

It's ready now, but I think it would be better

to condense it first.

All right. But don't let them lose any time on it.

Is Kramer going to take it himself?

Yes, he's leaving on the 15th.

Be sure he doesn't go in cold.

Give him the background on the situation.

Right, he's being briefed on it.

What about Camfrid?

I'm keeping after him,

but I'll check on it again this afternoon.

Thank you.

Well, that sounds just wonderful, darling.

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Sidney Sheldon

Sidney Sheldon (February 11, 1917 – January 30, 2007) was an American writer and producer. He came to prominence in the 1930s, first working on Broadway plays and then in motion pictures, notably writing the successful comedy The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947) which earned him an Academy Award. He went on to work in television, where his works spanned a 20-year period during which he created The Patty Duke Show (1963–66), I Dream of Jeannie (1965–70) and Hart to Hart (1979–84). He became most famous after he turned 50 and began writing best-selling romantic suspense novels, such as Master of the Game (1982), The Other Side of Midnight (1973) and Rage of Angels (1980). He is the seventh best selling fiction writer of all time. more…

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