Shortly after their tenth wedding anniversary, New York theater producer Steven Hilliard and his wife, former popular radio singer Kay Hilliard née Ashley, are getting a Kay-initiated Reno divorce after Kay finds out about a marital indiscretion he had with Crystal Allen, a gold digging chorus girl in one of his shows. News of the indiscretion made its way to Kay indirectly by her catty friend, Sylvia Fowler. In Kay getting the divorce, Kay's best friend, playwright Amanda Penrose believes Kay is playing right into the wants of Crystal, whose main goal is not to be happily married to Steven, but to get what such a marriage can bring to her in material wealth and comfort. Amanda does not believe Steven loves Crystal and that he still really does love Kay. And Kay does proceed with the divorce despite believing theirs was a happy and loving marriage before she learned of the indiscretion, and despite having an adolescent daughter, Debbie, to consider. But when Kay learns some ... Written by
M-G-M's FUN-FILLED GIRLIE SHOW -- WITH MUSIC! (original print ad - all caps)
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29 April 1957 (Sweden)
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Also Known As:
The Opposite Sex
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
Jo Ann Greer
provides the singing voice for June Allyson
on the ballad "A Perfect Love," possibly the only time in Allyson's career that she was ever dubbed. See more
At the end of the "Yellow Gold" musical number, two chorus boys leap up onto the banana trees for their final pose. Just as the curtain is closing, you can see the stage-left dancer slip from his position and slide down the tree. See more
I had another bad dream, can I get in bed with you?
Of course you may.
[Debbie climbs in
There, is that better?
This is the only good thing about divorce, you get to sleep with your mother.
Opening credits: Manhattan Island ... A body of land consisting of four million square males-completely surrounded by women. See more
Version of The New Women
Rock and Roll Tumbleweed
Lyrics by Ralph Freed
Music by George Stoll
Performed by Jeff Richards See more