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Who Was That Lady? (1960)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 8 April 1960 (Finland)
In order to get back into the good graces with his wife with whom he has had a misunderstanding, a young chemistry professor concocts a wild story that he is an undercover FBI agent. To ... See full summary »

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Airs Wed. Aug. 31, 6:00 PM on TCM

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Bob Doyle
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Gloria Coogle
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Glinka (as Michael Lane)
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In order to get back into the good graces with his wife with whom he has had a misunderstanding, a young chemistry professor concocts a wild story that he is an undercover FBI agent. To help him with his story he enlists the aid of a friend who is a TV writer. The wife swallows the story and later real FBI agents and enemy spies become involved in the scheme. Written by alfiehitchie

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A light-hearted leer at love among the adults! (poster) See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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8 April 1960 (Finland)  »

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Chi era quella signora?  »

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Trivia

Based upon the comedy "Who Was That Lady I Saw You With" which opened at the Martin Beck Theater in New York City on March 30, 1958 staring Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy and ran for 208 performances. See more »

Goofs

The morning after the restaurant, when David tries to tell Ann he is not really in the F.B.I., Ann's hands are on either side of David's neck. In the next shot, her hands are folded over each other at the back of his neck. See more »

Crazy Credits

Tony Curtis physically rips the title off the screen. See more »

Connections

Referenced in You Bet Your Life: Episode #11.10 (1960) See more »

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Who Was That Lady?
by Sammy Cahn & Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Sung by Dean Martin
Capitol Records
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Same year as Psycho!
27 January 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Light-hearted and amusing tale where Martin gets Curtis to pretend he is a member of the FBI to cover up Leigh catching him kissing another girl.

Yes, that's about it but its OK, Tony Curtis doesn't put himself out too much, Dean Martin is his usual cool self and coasts easily enough through the proceedings but it is the energetic and likable performance from Janet Leigh that surprises.

Same year as Psycho!

Worth seeing if you are a fan of any of the three stars. Nothing brilliant but never a dull moment.


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