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Boys' Night Out (1962)

 -  Comedy  -  21 June 1962 (USA)
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Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children... See full summary »

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Fred Williams
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George Drayton
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Doug Jackson
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Marge Drayton
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Joanne McIllenny
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Ethel Williams
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Dr. Prokosch (as Oscar Homolka)
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Howard McIllenny
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Toni Jackson
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Boss' Girl Friend
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Slattery
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Peter Bowers
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Mr. Bohannon
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Mr. Bingham
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Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children and TV-dinners. In secret, they get themselves an apartment with a beautiful young woman, Kathy, for romantic rendezvous. But Kathy does not tell them that she is a sociology student researching the sexual life of the white middle-class male. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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21 June 1962 (USA)  »

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Una vez a la semana  »

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Stars of this film Fred Clark and Larry Keating have both portrayed Harry Morton on the Burns & Allen Show. See more »

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Marge Drayton: What kind of stuff has he got?
George Drayton: See that slow ball he just dropped in there? That's his fast ball.
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References The Snake Pit (1948) See more »

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CATHY
Words by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
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reminiscent of an era
3 October 2004 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This movie is fun to watch. The morals, the clothing, the furniture, the suits, the hairstyles, the hats, the booze, the husbands and wives--are pure 1962. It captures, in a very exaggerated and silly way, an era in American society that will never exist again. It's a time capsule. That's what makes this film so vintage and enjoyable. It's a "sex comedy" without the sex--very popular in those days. It's amazing to think that only five years later, hippies and war protesters were making their mark on society, and films like "Easy Rider" were being created, changing the landscape of Hollywood and pop culture forever. So think of this film as a showpiece of how America was (in a highly exaggerated way) before we learned to question authority and discard many of the foolish rules and regulations we grew up with. Just enjoy it for what it is! It's fun to see Kim's apartment and her wardrobe is cool!


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