Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?
Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? ★½ 1968 (PG)
A complicated, unsuccessful farce about a retiring Broadway actress, her jealous, possibly philandering husband, her greedy agent, an embezzler, and a citywide blackout. Film was actually not based on the 1965 New York City blackout but on a French play, “Monsieur Masure” by Claude Magnier, which was written nine years before. 94m/C VHS . Doris Day, Patrick O'Neal, Robert Morse, Terry-Thomas, Lola Albright, Steve Allen, Jim Backus, Ben Blue, Pat Paulsen; D: Hy Averback.