Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny, talented, and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets the former chorus girl ("She used to be 'Vera...with the Vanishing Veils'") and now rich widow Vera Simpson, the two lecherous souls seem made for each other. That is, until Linda English comes along. Linda is a "mouse on the line" and built like there's no tomorrow. But she's the typical good little girl from a good little home -- just the right ingredient to louse up Joey's cushy set up. Written by
JOY STORY OF JOEY...(the heel)!
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Did You Know?
was the original choice to direct. He discussed it with Columbia studio head Harry Cohn
over lunch one day. Not only did Cohn turn down him as director, but he later sent Wilder a bill for their lunch. See more
When Joey sits down at Mrs. Simpson's table, her hands jump about between shots. See more
I'm never drinking again.
Why does it feel so bad?
It only feels so bad in the morning cause it feels so good the night before.
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I Could Write A Book
Music by Richard Rodgers
Words by Lorenz Hart
Performed by Frank Sinatra
and Kim Novak
(dubbed by Trudy Erwin
) See more