The Seven Year Itch

Release Date: 1955

DVD Release Date: May 29th, 2001

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

In the midst of a summer heat wave, New Yorker Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell) ships his wife, Helen (Evelyn Keyes), and their son off to Maine for vacation. Left alone to work back in Manhattan, Richard encounters a gorgeous blonde model (Marilyn Monroe) who has moved into the apartment upstairs, and becomes immediately infatuated. While pondering infidelity, Richard dreams of his beautiful new neighbor -- but will his fantasies about her become a reality?

Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes, Sonny Tufts, Victor Moore, Oscar Homolka, Carolyn Jones, Doro Merande

Director: Billy Wilder

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Amusing, New York City, Husband, Playful, 1950s, Temptation, Forbidden love, Wife, Marriage, Son


Nominated Foreign Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1956)
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy