Only Two Can Play (1962)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy  |   Release Date - Jan 11, 1962 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Welsh librarian John Lewis (Peter Sellers), unhappily married to Jean Lewis (Virginia Maskell), falls in love with the glamorous Elizabeth Gruffydd Williams (Mai Zetterling). Zetterling is likewise saddled with a dull spouse, wealthy Vernon Gruffyd-Williams (Raymond Huntley). Finding themselves to be kindred spirits, Sellers and Zetterling plan an illicit affair. Alas, none of their carefully calculated schemes for a romantic tryst come to fruition thanks to a series of comic (but utterly credible) complications. John ultimately concludes that adultery simply isn't worth the bother.

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boredom, marital-problems, fantasy, flirtation, extramarital-affair, library, promotion