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Melvin Frank

Director, Actor

Knock on WoodKnock on Wood (1954)
Dir. Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Feat. Danny Kaye, Mai Zetterling, Torin Thatcher
Danny Kaye plays a ventriloquist who is comically unlucky in love due to his jealous dummy, who manages to sabotage every relationship he has right…
Court Jester, TheCourt Jester, The (1956) Recommended
Dir. Norman Panama, Melvin Frank
Feat. Danny Kaye, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury
Much–loved comedy thrives off the charms of Danny Kaye as a bogus jester entangled in spoofed up royal intrigues from the Middle Ages. Basil…
Strange BedfellowsStrange Bedfellows (1965)
Dir. Melvin Frank
Feat. Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Gig Young
Dim comedy with Hudson and Lollobrigida as an estranged couple perpetually on the verge of reconciling.
Buona Sera, Mrs. CampbellBuona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968)
Dir. Melvin Frank
Feat. Gina Lollobrigida, Shelley Winters, Phil Silvers
Genial World War II farce with Italian seductress Lollobrigida receiving payments from three American GIs all under the impression they are the…
Touch of Class, ATouch of Class, A (1972) Recommended
Dir. Melvin Frank
Feat. George Segal, Glenda Jackson, Paul Sorvino
George Segal and Glenda Jackson (in an Oscar–winning performance) strike up the right chemistry in this British romantic comedy in which their…
Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox, TheDuchess and the Dirtwater Fox, The (1976)
Dir. Melvin Frank
Feat. Goldie Hawn, George Segal, Conrad Janis
Sassy spoof of the old west sees a scheming saloon singer and a suave card shark fall in love through a series of misadventures.

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