After eight years of marriage, Robert and Nina divorce. He takes up with his womanising Navy buddy Charlie Nelson while she looks to her interfering mother for guidance. Both start dating other people, but although they try and ignore each other whenever they accidentally meet, it is obvious the past is not dead. Then one night they find themselves in a nightclub doing the mambo together. Written by
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Did You Know?
The title "Phffft" comes from Walter Winchell's column which was widely read during the 50s. When a celebrity couple's marriage broke up, Winchell would describe the break-up as "phffft". See more
Late in the movie when Charlie is visiting Nina at her home, Charlie and Nina walk over to the couch. It is too dark there and when Nina begins to sit down, the crew turns on an extra light to brighten the scene. See more
Nina Tracey née Chapman
[laughing at Bob, while mocking his appearance
If you knew what you looked like in that silly vest and that mustache. You look like a gigolo! You don't even look like a gigolo, you look like Groucho Marx!
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