A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.
A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star's script, only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship.
The story follows C. C. “Bud” Baxter (Lemmon), an insurance clerk who in the hope of gaining promotion, permits four more senior men to occupy his Upper West Side apartment to conduct extramarital affairs. Bud is attracted to the elevator operator, Fran Kubelik (MacLaine) who in turn is having an affair with Bud's immediate boss, Sheldrake (MacMurray).
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
During WW2, a French woman living in England volunteers to work for British Intelligence in Nazi-occupied France.
Violette Bushell is the daughter of an English father and a French mother, living in London in the early years of World War II. She meets a handsome young French soldier in the park and takes him back for the family Bastille day celebrations.