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  The Seven Year Itch (1955)
The Seven Year Itch (1955) is a delightful, sophisticated and witty farce, using to the fullest extent the mordant humor of director Billy Wilder on the subject of sex.
The 'seven year itch' refers to the urge to be unfaithful after seven years of matrimony, with a desire to satisfy one's sexual urges ('itches').
He knows that since he has been married for seven years, he is entering the phase when married men's eyes and attentions are tempted to wander for extramarital adventures, but he has been faithful.
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 Seven Year Itch The - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Seven Year Itch, The, motion picture about a New York City man, married for seven years, who sends his wife and child to the country for the summer...
The sex-symbol phase of her career followed, in which her wide-eyed charm, physical voluptuousness, and natural sex appeal made her internationally...
Seven Years’ War: engraving depicting the Siege of Louisbourg
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THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH is based upon the naughty Broadway farce by George Axelrod, which tells of a married man's indiscretion during a hot July in Manhattan, while his wife and child are away for the summer.
Since the film version of THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH was made during the 1950s, the production came under the watchful eyes of the censors at the Hayes office, who required that numerous changes be made to both the subject matter and dialogue.
Much of THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH is truly hilarious thanks to Ewell's comic flair, in addition to the way that director co-writer Billy Wilder and Axelrod sidestepped their way around the censorship of the time.
www.thecinemalaser.com /dvd2/reviews/seven-year-itch-dvd.htm   (1084 words)

 Seven Year Itch, The (UK - DVD R2) in Reviews > Video Discs at DVDActive
The picture of Marilyn Monroe standing on an air vent with her dress blowing in the wind in The Seven Year Itch is one of the most iconic images in movie history.
The Seven Year Itch was a successful play shortly before playwright George Axelrod joined forces with master writer/director Billy Wilder to re-tell his story on the silver screen.
The Seven Year Itch was one of Billy Wilder’s first movies to be filmed in Technicolor, which he didn’t much care for, preferring fl and white.
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 The Seven Year Itch (1955)
On the mailing for 1955’s The Seven Year Itch, we’re told that Marilyn was the inspiration for the visual design of Tinkerbell in Disney’s animated version of Peter Pan.
Itch is what some would call a “sex farce”, in that the emphasis is definitely comedic and it also features an adult bent.
Itch has quite a few scenes that use optical effects to integrate one image into another, and given the technology of the time, I fully expected to see lots of print defects in these parts.
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 Platinum Blonde - Seven Year Itch
The following year in 1984, the band released a second album," Alien Shores" in a North American wide release in both the U.S. and Canada.
While the album was certified platinum status five times over in Canada, signifying 500, 000 copies sold in that country, it did not take off as expected in the U.S.A..
Seven Year Itch compiles 16 of the "best" tracks from the band's three Epic albums and contains all of the band's chart hits in addition to key album tracks and personal band member and fans selections.
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 Predicting The Seven Year Itch
Couples were mailed two identical surveys each year for 10 years, with 522 couples participating the first year, and 93 couples continuing to take part in the study at year 10.
The first decline happens during the early years of marriage, typically referred to as the "honeymoon is over" effect.
The second decline happens at about the eighth year of marriage, the period commonly referred to as the "seven year itch" period.
www.apa.org /releases/marriage.html   (650 words)

 Seven Year Tango: Portland Oregon Live Music.
Seven Year Tango is not a tango band.
Seven Year Tango appreciates the live moment, and perhaps it is for this reason that we attract a young, intelligent, passionate, and loyal crowd who enjoy the danceable rhythms of our music and our energy, spontaneity, and humor.
Seven Year Tango has shared the bill with artists such as Triclops, The Sham, Three Fifths Compromise, and Bachelors of Science.
www.sevenyeartango.com /about.html   (1676 words)

 Seven-Year Itch
March 6, 2000 (Reno, Nev.) -- In the 1955 movie "The Seven Year Itch," Marilyn Monroe tempts her neighbor to stray while his wife and children are away for the summer.
Ever since, the seven year itch -- a period of restless angst -- has been used as an excuse for infidelity.
Couples experiencing the seven year itch disagree with each other more, become less affectionate, share fewer activities, and express overall dissatisfaction with their marriages, says Kurdek, whose study was published in the September 1999 issue of the journal Developmental Psychology.
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 Par Report: Seven Year Itch
While Maggert finished with an eagle-birdie-par flourish to walk away with a four-shot victory, his winning score Sunday was only nine-under 271, the first time the champion hadn't finished in double figures under par at this event since Mike Hulbert shot eight-under 280 in 1986.
Still, he had finished a career-worst 106th last year and, with just 11 top-10 finishes since 2002, there had to be concerns his game was starting to erode.
But that was seven years ago, a long time no matter what sport you're talking about.
www.shark.com /sharkwatch/parreport/052906.php   (784 words)

 Seven Year Itch | Relationships | SmartMomma
The seven year itch is actually a real phenomenon which occurs in many couples, although not always at seven years.
One interesting fact to note is that the average median marital age of divorced couples is 7.2 years, which is where they came up with that number.
Usually by the time you get to seven years, you are ready to start having children.
www.smartmomma.com /relationships/seven_year_itch.htm   (409 words)

 The Seven Year Itch News
While the cat's away, the mouse will play - or in "The Seven Year Itch," opening Friday at Gallery Theater, while his wife and child are away, normally solid husband Richard Sherman will make a valiant effort...
The 36-year-old actress' body was discovered in the early hours of this morning by two doctors who were called to her Brentwood home by a concerned housekeeper.
By Rita Moran, Arts writer June 29, 2006 "The Seven Year Itch" doesn't make it to the stage often, quite possibly because memories of it as a play by George Axelrod have been all but obliterated by its 1955...
www.topix.net /movies/the-seven-year-itch   (726 words)

 The Seven Year Itch - Classic Film
The Seven Year Itch stars the 29 year old Marilyn Monroe as the 22 year old sexy neighbor.
The seven year itch represents the urges a man gets after he has been married seven years to look for another woman.
The Seven Year Itch has the funny characters that make this movie memorable even if the star isn't Marilyn, but a strange man who talks to himself too much.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art4416.asp   (351 words)

 The Seven Year Itch - Review
The protagonist of The Seven Year Itch is Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell), a middle-aged book editor whose wife and son are away for the summer.
She is the anonymous 'girl', a projection of all the voluptuousness and carefree fun that Richard thinks is missing from his wife.
For 1955 The Seven Year Itch is racy stuff, but fifty years on it seems a little like an extended episode of Bewitched.
www.filmireland.net /reviews/thesevenyearitch.htm   (400 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Seven Year Itch [1955]: Video: Marilyn Monroe,Tom Ewell,Billy Wilder,Evelyn Keyes,Sonny Tufts,Robert ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
When the woman is Marilyn Monroe, such fantasies are the stuff of epics, and The Seven Year Itch is a memorable laugh machine.
The 1955 comedy, "The Seven Year Itch," directed by Billy Wilder, is one of the most amusing sex farces ever filmed.
"The Seven Year Itch" is one of the ultimate 50's pop culture films.
www.amazon.co.uk /Seven-Year-Itch-Marilyn-Monroe/dp/B00004CJYI   (1684 words)

 DVD Verdict Review - The Seven Year Itch
Films of the 1950s, especially those with urban settings of the time, have a certain unmistakable look and stance—overdressed people (did all women wear A-line dresses all the time?), over-chromed cars, the all-consuming work ethic of corporate America, and all presented under the still firm, repressive hand of the Production Code.
The Seven Year Itch is a perfect exemplar of all this.
That it manages to transcend its time period and still entertain today is a tribute to the guidance of Billy Wilder who directed and co-scripted the film.
www.dvdverdict.com /reviews/sevenyearitch.php   (753 words)

 DVD Times - The Seven Year Itch
The Seven Year Itch is unfortunately one of those films in which the actual viewing experience doesn't live up to the film's own reputation.
Yet, as a film, The Seven Year Itch is a slow, dated and very tepid comedy about the temptations of marital infidelity.
The plot of the film tells of thirty-eight year old publishing executive Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell) packing his wife and kid off to the hills for the summer, so that he can concentrate on doing his job in the blistering heat.
www.dvdtimes.co.uk /content.php?contentid=5164   (1030 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Seven Year Itch at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Her performance in "The Seven Year Itch" only furthered her image, especially given the publicity surrounding her most famous scene: her dress rising above her knees due to a draft from a subway vent.
Monroe's ebullient onscreen performance in "The Seven Year Itch" masked her turbulent offscreen problems.
"The Seven Year Itch" was the second comedy in a row for director Wilder, who had made "Sabrina" the year before.
www.epinions.com /mvie-review-446E-7215AB3-381D1CDF-bd1   (575 words)

 The Seven Year Itch, a CurtainUp review
He is of course talking about the failure of his attempted seduction of the girl upstairs after his wife and children have left him for the summer in the heat of Manhattan.
In outline, 38 year old publisher Richard (Rolf Saxon) stays in New York alone for the first time in seven years of marriage.
She is 22 years old, a dizzy blonde actress, innocent and provocative and very attractive (you guessed it, played by Daryl Hannah).
www.curtainup.com /7yearitch.html   (749 words)

 Scratching the Seven Year Itch
I decided I would make aliya when I was 13 years old, on holiday with my family, entranced and enchanted by the wonderful place I was in; hot, sunny, busy, beautifulÂ…we spent almost every day at the beach, met relations in all areas and from all backgrounds...
During my tenure at that third company, having been here for six+ years, I began to feel increasingly dissatisfied with my day-to-day life, due mainly to the fact that I was bored at work.
Moving in to the seventh year of living in Israel, knowing, rather than imagining what life is like here, the itch emerged.
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 The Seven Year Itch (1955)
In a counseling session held in his office, Sherman stretches back and explains how he is in serious trouble because he attempted to terrorize a young lady on a precarious piano bench.
He fears he is afflicted with the Seven Year Itch.
Brubaker takes notes and advises: "If something itches, my dear sir, the natural tendency is to scratch." Sherman is concerned that she will spread the word around that he perversely terrorized her.
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 Perspective: Seven-year itch
Republicans in Tallahassee also are dealing with the same challenges Democrats faced when they were firmly in charge: The larger the majority, the more difficult it is to keep everyone in line and the less concern there is with making the governor look good.
And in another development that could lead to more independent thinking among state lawmakers, voters may be asked to extend term limits from the current eight years to 12 years.
He was well-prepared when he took office in 1999, having narrowly lost to incumbent Lawton Chiles in 1994 and then spending much of his time before the 1998 campaign studying the issues and nurturing his political base as head of his own foundation.
www.sptimes.com /2005/02/20/Perspective/Seven_year_itch.shtml   (1539 words)

 The Seven Year Itch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Seven Year Itch is a three-act play, written by George Axelrod.
Despite recent paranoia about being unfaithful (he is reading a book his company is going to publish about a "7-Year Itch" that claims a significant proportion of men have extra-marital affairs after seven years of marriage) Richard invites the girl downstairs for a drink.
The Seven Year Itch, in which Monroe's character has her dress blown upwards revealing her underwear.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seven_year_itch   (788 words)

 Playbill News: George Axelrod, Seven Year Itch Playwright, Dead at 81
Tom Ewell and Vanessa Brown in George Axelrod's The Seven Year Itch.
George Axelrod, the playwright, director and screenwriter who penned the American stage comedy, The Seven Year Itch, which popularized that term and became a film hit, died June 21 in his sleep at home in Los Angeles.
His best-known work was Seven Year Itch, a Broadway hit about a Manhattan man who lusts after his comely neighbor while his family is away for the hot summer.
www.playbill.com /news/article/80290.html   (530 words)

 ITworld.com - Google's seven-year itch
How it deals with those challenges will determine whether the company will still be considered a winner seven years from now.
This almost total reliance on paid search may not affect Google now, considering how fast the spending on that type of ad is growing, but it may be a problem later on.
Another loud controversy Google found itself in was its dismissal early this year of an employee, Mark Jen, who said his blog postings about the company were the reason, or at least a key reason, for his firing.
www.itworld.com /App/255/051123googleseven   (2185 words)

 ROX #87: The Seven Year Itch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
It's just that we were out of practice after a seven year hiatus.
Mike: “The Seven-year Itch” was the first ROX episode after a seven-year hiatus, but it feels more like an ultra-cheap reunion special.
So it's J's friend “Dumbass Corner” Dave scratching his crotch after being asked “what's a seven-year itch?”, “Barfbag” Matt upchucking in J's toilet, J's wife Day denying that her nickname is “Scooter Bob”, and...
rox.com /episodes/87   (298 words)

 Seven Year Itch
The Seven Year Itch hardly worth the effort to scratch.
There is Marilyn, of course, shaking her fanny, exposing her gams and performing at her breathtakingly sexiest.
I found The Seven Year Itch to be extremely dated.
www.filmsondisc.com /dvdpages/seven_year_itch.htm   (530 words)

 What is the seven year itch? | The Register
According to research, it is more likely the four year itch.
She found that, overall, divorce rates peak after about four years, not seven.
As for the inevitability of the seven year itch occurring in relationships?
www.theregister.co.uk /2006/08/25/the_odd_body_7year_itch   (310 words)

 Amazon.com: The Seven Year Itch: DVD: Marilyn Monroe,Tom Ewell,Evelyn Keyes,Sonny Tufts,Robert Strauss,Oskar ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
We don't believe him for a minute when he swears to himself he is not going to smoke, drink, etc. while his wife and son are away because we know he doesn't have the will power.
He really wants these things, yet seven years of marriage has ingrained his wife's nagging into his conscience.
When the title appears, one arm of the T in ITCH reaches down and scratches the stem of the letter.
www.amazon.com /Seven-Year-Itch-Billy-Wilder/dp/B000059GEF   (2183 words)

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