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Bob Hope leads an all-star castincluding Frankie Avalon (Beach Party), Tuesday Weld (Bachelor Flat) and Dina Merrill (Operation Petticoat)in this deliriously funny comedy about a beleaguered dad and his ocean-hopping attempt to keep his teenage daughter from marrying! Bob Holcomb (Hope) will do anything to stop his daughter JoJo (Weld) from tying the knot withher lazy boyfriend (Avalon), even move her all the way to Sweden! But once they're "safely" out of the country, JoJo falls for a sly Swedish playboy. Content with a new love of his own (Merrill) and faced with the prospect of more heartbreak for JoJo, Bob makes secret plans for another international trip one that should make everyone happy.
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CastTuesday Weld, Bob Hope, Dina Merrill, Frankie Avalon, Jeremy Slate
DirectorFrederick de Cordova
Screen WriterBob Fisher, Nat Perrin, Arthur Marx
DVD Release Date:  May 17, 2005
Runtime:  97 minutes
Studio:  MGM (Video & DVD)
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Tapping into the youth culture of the mid-1960's, I'LL TAKE SWEDEN (1967) showcased Bob Hope as the harrassed father of a beautiful blonde teen, whose decision to take a business re-posting in Sweden opens an even bigger can of worms...    Bob Holcomb (Bob Hope) is severely worried about the future wellbeing of his teenage daughter JoJo (Tuesday Weld), when she announces her plans to marry unemployed "trailer-rat" Kenny Klinger (Frankie Avalon). On the spur of the moment, Bob …
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